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    Rating agencies re-affirm and upgrade Vallecitos’ ratings

    Strong financial performance and the procurement of local water supplies and diversification has resulted in Fitch Ratings recently affirming Vallecitos Water District’s credit rating of ‘AA+’, with an Outlook Stable into the foreseeable future.

    05/29/2015 4:33 PM

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    Water waste patrol update

    Here's what Vallecitos' staff discovered since starting recent water waste patrols. The number one problem being noted is irrigation runoff.

    05/08/2015 12:49 PM

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    Vallecitos to begin water waste patrols

    Faced with mounting statewide water conservation mandates, Vallecitos will be stepping up public education and enforcement of their drought ordinance by implementing water waste patrols.

    05/07/2015 12:49 PM

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    State Water Board adopts 25% mandatory water conservation regulation

    With emergency drought conditions persisting throughout California, on May 5, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency regulation requiring an immediate 25 percent reduction in overall potable urban water use statewide in accordance with Gov. Brown’s April 1 Executive Order.

    05/06/2015 6:40 PM

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    Public Notice

    The public notice review period for Rock Springs sewer replacement project starts May 6, 2015 and will continue for 30 days.

    05/06/2015 5:25 PM

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    High Tech Elementary students complete drought project

    The District's Board of Directors recognized the students at last night's Board meeting for their efforts to create a Public Service Announcement to help spread the conservation message.

    04/16/2015 9:00 AM

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    Metropolitan Water District approves 15 percent water supply cut to San Diego County

    Facing unprecedented drought conditions, Metropolitan's Board of Directors approved a 15 percent water supply cutback yesterday to the San Diego County Water Authority starting July 1.

    04/15/2015 2:37 PM

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    Spring Splash! newsletter

    The Spring edition of the Splash! newsletter is now available online. Learn about drought updates, Vallecitos' school outreach programs and more!

    03/16/2015 7:25 AM

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    Jr. / Sr. High School Video Contest winner announced

    Congratulations to this year's winner: Arianna Arango, a Junior at Mission Hills High School.

    02/04/2015 10:54 PM

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    Wastewater solids spill

    Responsive clean up efforts by Vallecitos minimized the sewer spill into San Marcos Creek.

    02/04/2015 3:41 PM

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    Winter Splash! newsletter

    The Winter edition of the Splash! newsletter is hot off the presses.

    01/07/2015 5:48 PM

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    When in drought, call the Girl Scouts!

    Armed with a mission and a timely message, Girl Scout Brownies from Troop 1165 will go door-to-door in San Marcos on Sunday, December 28 to remind residents to “save water every day, every way.”

    12/26/2014 10:00 AM

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    Vallecitos swears in new Board members

    On December 10, 2014, Craig Elitharp, James Hernandez and Mike Sannella were sworn in as Directors. Director Betty Evans was appointed 2015 Board President and Director Sannella was appointed Board Vice President.

    12/11/2014 11:57 AM

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    Winter watering restrictions

    Just a reminder that from November to May, outdoor watering is limited to once a week as stated in Vallecitos' mandatory Drought Level 2 restrictions.

    11/04/2014 10:20 AM

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    2014 Calendar contest winners announced

    Congratulations to this year's 4th grade calendar contest winners from Discovery Elementary School, who will be featured in the 2015 North County Water Agencies "Water is Life" calendar.

    10/29/2014 3:12 PM

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    Escondido Highlands HOA recognized for exceptional conservation efforts

    The Escondido Highlands HOA was recognized by the Vallecitos Board of Directors at the October 15, 2014 Board meeting for their commitment to conservation.

    10/15/2014 6:16 PM

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    Local Girl Scouts join Vallecitos in its war against sewer grease

    The last time Girl Scouts knocked on doors in San Marcos, it had nothing to do with selling a sweet treat and everything to do with promoting a healthier environment.

    10/15/2014 5:38 PM

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    Vallecitos Board declares Level 2 Drought Alert

    To comply with the emergency water conservation mandates enacted by the State, the Vallecitos Water District Board of Directors unanimously voted to move to a Level 2 Drought Alert at their regular meeting on August 6, 2014.

    08/06/2014 6:30 PM

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    Vallecitos’ proactive approach keeps water flowing during Cocos and Poinsettia fires

    With the most recent fires behind us, accolades can be given to the brave firefighters and first responders that worked so hard to preserve the beautiful community we call home.

    07/16/2014 2:35 PM

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    FREE grease collection containers

    To make it easier for residents to properly dispose of kitchen grease, Vallecitos is offering free grease collection containers.

    06/30/2014 11:17 AM

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