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4A Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 Feather River Bulletin WATE R, from page 1A According to the district's general manager, Jesse isn't as much as normal, Lawson, the change wasn't a though, because we sold a result of the state pushing lot more to downtown." for conservation from its In August 2013, EQSD sold customers, however. QCSD 8.93 million gallons. Lawson explained that his This August, EQSD sold the district started its downtown district 10.28 conservation efforts back million gallons, in 2006. The city of Portola saw a "We were able to save so significant change. For much through August 2013, the city billed maintenance," said Lawson. for 14.81 million gallons. For "We didn't have to push this August, the city billed water conservation on our for about 11.02 million customers here." gallons. The change is The way IVCSD went significant, especially about conserving was by considering that occupancy focusing on eliminating has increased in the city by water loss through proper more than 50 units since last maintenance. In 2005, year. Crescent Mills lost an The Indian Vaney average of 1.8 million Community Services gallons a month, while District reported lower Greenville lost an average usage -this year in both of 10.4 million gallons per Greenville and Crescent month. Mills. In Greenville, usage Since then, IVCSD dropped from 7.62 million isolated several loss points gallons in August 2013 to 5 and tackledthe problem million thisAugust. In areas one at a time. The Crescent Mills, the change results from this initiative was from 909,000 gallons to were admirable, to say the 666,000. least. e Complete Se , ice & Towing OW SERVICE & 283-1162 Serving Plumas County for 35+ years Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971: Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Emaih mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com Ownership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3" p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news: Fridays, 3 p.m.; classified: Monday 9 a.m. Breaking news: anytimel To subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to subscriptiqns@,plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster:. Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy CA 95971. Michael C. Taborskl Jenny Lee Cobey Brown Co-Owner/Publisher Photo Editor Vice Pres./ Keri Taborsld Mary Newhouse Operations Co-Owner/Legal classified, Circ. Manager Tom Fomey Advertising Sandy Condon Production Manager Kevin Mallory Human Resources Dir., EIIce Monroe Vice Pres./Admin.Office Manager Bookkeeper Dan McDonald Sherd Mcconnell Eva Small Managing Editor Display Adv. Manager Composing Manager Member, Callfomla Newpaper NK Publishers Assoc. recycled paper I" I I m I I I I I I I I I I~ Subscrlpfon Order Form Feather River Bulletin RO. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subecdpUon for_ years. [~1 Enclosed find my check for $ ~1 In County $26 per year (~ Out of State $44 per year [~1 In California $37 per year. Name I Addrese I City, State, Zip Subacrlptlorm can be transferred, but not refunded. BE I I IBIBI mum I I l Bum I I'1 .B In 2014, it is estimated that the two water systems will consume less than 85 million gallons this year, 165 million gallons less than the systems' average before 2006 -- a reduction of more than 65 percent. This last year, Lawson said, IVCSD was able to meet the state's recommended reduction, and exceed it, through pipe maintenance. One major repair the district finished was of a broken pipe on Hideaway Road. The district attained a reduction of 33 percent, well over the state's recommended 20 percent. Chester Public Utility District was the only major district in Plumas County that reported more usage in 2014 than 2013. In August 2013, the district used41.36 million gallons. This August, the district used 53.42 million gallons. According to CPUD acting manager Andy Capella, the reason for the rise in usage was due to an unusually dry August in the Lake Almanor Basin. "It was unseasonably dry this year," said Capella. "Normally, when we have Important education Quincy Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Robbie Cassou demonstrates the proper way to use a fire extinguisher at a safety meeting for tenants of the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Paradise Grill on Nov. 7. Those interested in receiving useful tips on how to keep their home or business safe from fire should contact the fire department at 283-0870. Photo by James Wilson thunderstorms roll through, our usage goes down. We had fewer thunderstorms this year than most." CPUD also provides water for Collins Pine, which must keep its logs wet to prevent fires, especially in dry conditions. Water conservation efforts will undoubtedly continue while California stays in drought conditions. Each district has different plans on how to carry out conservation efforts. CHARGES, from page 1A evidence" before officers arrived. Holland, a 19-year-old sophomore from Park City, Utah, was a member of the FRC soccer team. She died sometime during the night following the Oct. ii party at a cabin near Prattville. According to the sheriffs investigation, several students who were at the party indicated Holland might have accidentally hit her head during the night, driving. The district attorney She was found lifeless in said he has filed a petition to the living room the morning revoke Trueblood's of Oct. 12 by fellow students probation. who spent the night at the Trueblood, Miller and cabin. White were expected to be The cabin where the party members of the FRC baseball took place is a vacation team in the spring. residence owned by FRC "We expect all faculty member Merle student-athletes to abide by Trueblood. He is the college's the high standards in both director of athletic the Student Code of Conduct operations and events, and the Athletic Handbook," Trueblood was not at the FRC President Dr. Kevin cabin during the party or the Trutna said. next morning when Holland He said in addition to was found dead. cooperating with the Trueblood's son, Merle sheriffs investigation and Terrance Trueblood, is one the district attorney, FRC is of the men facing charges, conducting its own According to the district independent investigation. attorney, the younger "Disciplinary actions have Trueblood was already already been imposed for facing an unrelated charge of athletic activities on those furnishing alcohol to a students involved," Trutna person under 21, stemming said. 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