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   ii. Second Occurrence: Shareholder or occupant again notified of noncompliant situation by personal             contact if possible. Water Waste door hanger handed to shareholder/occupant by service person if               possible, hung on door if not. Letter mailed to shareholder at last known address or phone call                     explaining noncompliance, referencing first letter and assessment of twenty-five dollar ($25.00) penalty.

  iii. Third Occurrence: Shareholder or occupant notified of noncompliant situation by personal contact if             possible. Water Waste door hanger handed to shareholder/occupant by service person if possible,               hung on door if not. Letter mailed to shareholder at last known address or phone call explaining                   noncompliance, noncompliance history, first and second letters and assessment of one hundred dollar         ($100.00) penalty for noncompliance.

   iv. Fourth Occurrence: Shareholder or occupant notified of noncompliant situation by personal contact if          possible. Waste Water door hanger handed to shareholder/occupant by service person if possible,              hung on door if not. Letter mailed to shareholder at last known address or phone call explaining                  noncompliance, noncompliance history, first through third letters, and assessment of an additional                Two hundred dollar ($200.00) penalty for noncompliance.

    v. Fifth Occurrence: Shareholder or occupant notified by personal contact if possible. Water Waste door          hanger handed to shareholder/occupant by service person if possible, hung on door if not. Letter                mailed to shareholder at last known address or phone call explaining noncompliance, noncompliance          history, first through fourth letters, assessment of an additional penalty of five hundred dollars                      ($500.00) and the imposition of a Water Waste rate as enumerated in Rules, Regulations and Rates            for a minimum of five working days on all water consumed through shareholder’s water meter. At the          end of the five working-day period MPMWC’s designated representative will attempt to meet with the          shareholder to determine if compliance with water use restrictions is likely. If compliance appears                likely the Water Waste rate will be discontinued at the time of the decision of MPMWC’s designated              representative.
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These water conservation procedures and penalties shall not be deemed to supersede the Water Waste provisions contained within the General Use Regulations of these Rules, Regulations and Rates.

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 Although Governor Brown ended the drought State of Emergency Executive Order on April 7, 2017 for most of California, it is still too early to determine if the aquifers that Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company draws from will see a recovery anytime soon. Until then the “Severely Restricted Water Supply Conditions” will stay in effect.
                                                 

  Severely Restricted Water Supply Condition.

A. Use of water for washing vehicles, boats, buildings, construction cleanup, dust control or similar uses is prohibited. However, use of a bucket for vehicle and boat washing is permitted subject to non-wasteful applications.

B. Use of water to clean buildings, decks or privately owned paved surfaces is prohibited.

C. Use of water to clean community streets, parking lots and similar community uses is prohibited except to protect the public health and safety as determined by Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company. When approved by the water company, such uses may be accomplished solely by Pine Mountain Club Property Owners Association or its contractor and shall be coordinated in advance with Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company.

D. Use of water which results in runoff is prohibited.

E. Restaurants may serve drinking water only in response to a specific request by a customer.

F. Outdoor Irrigation:
          i. Outdoor irrigation is prohibited between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from the first                          Sunday in May until the first Sunday in November.
         ii. Irrigation of private and public landscaping, turf areas and gardens is permitted at even-numbered              addresses only on Wednesdays and Sundays and odd-numbered addresses on Tuesdays and                   Saturdays.
        iii. All shareholders are directed to use no more water than necessary to maintain landscaping.

G. Allowing a leak of .25 gpm or greater to continue more than two weeks after knowledge of the leak is prohibited. A leak of .50 gpm or greater may result in immediate shut off by MPMWC until leak is repaired.

H. Emptying and refilling swimming pools and spas is prohibited except to prevent structural damage and/or to provide for the public health and safety as determined by Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company.

      Procedures and Penalties.

A. An infraction of MPMWC’s conservation measures will initiate a twelve month period during which noncompliant situations may result in the following progression of events and penalties. In addition to the penalties listed below Company reserves the right to shut off the water supply to premises to prevent loss of water and shall be held harmless for damage to appliances and premises due to such action.

    i. First Occurrence: Shareholder or occupant notified of noncompliant situation by personal contact if             possible. Courtesy Notice handed to shareholder/occupant by service person if possible, hung on door         if not. Letter mailed to shareholder at known address or phone call explaining noncompliance, present         Water Supply Conditions, conservation measures in effect and penalties for noncompliance .