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Update: Quail Hill Camanche

All water quality samples came back clear. We are lifting the boil advisory. A few customers were experiencing low pressure on Quail Hill in Camanche. Water quality samples were taken and you will be on a boil advisory until we receive the “all...

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Castle Park-Boil lifted

Sample results were clear. Boil advisory lifted. Reminder, boil advisory in effect until samples come back clear. We should have results between 10:30 and 11am. Until then boil any water you wish to consume or use bottled water. Update- addresses affected are: 1400...

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Update 7/6 -Eldel Rd

Water quality samples have come back clear. We are lifting the boil advisory. Repair has been made and line is recharged. Water is back in service. Distribution is still finishing their flushing routine. Water Quality samples are on their way to the lab. ...

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Update: Main Break-Ione

Update 5:56pm main break has been repaired. Line is being repressurized now. We ask that you continue to conserve water til 7pm. After that we should be good to go. Thank you for your assistance in keeping everyone in water and not having to...

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Did You Know?

Wondering about Black Slime Mold on Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances? Your water is safe to drink. Black mold and slime that can appear in sinks, toilets, dishwashers, etc. is not found in the drinking water supply. Instead, it is caused by airborne mold...

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Tree Mortality

On December 28, 2017 Agency crews felled several trees near the Agency’s potable Water Tank C.  These trees were casualties of the bark beetle epidemic currently impacting many communities in the foothills and mountains of California.  The Agency has a project in place that...

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Boil Order: On W. Marlette – LIFTED

UPDATE: LIFTED AS OF 11/15/17 at 11:37AM The following addresses are on the Boil Order: On W. Marlette -1129,1121,1115,1103,1043,1037,1033,1025,1011,1048,1034,1028,1022, 1018,1010,934,940,928,908,904,849,815,804,810,816,824 and 301 Manor Dr. Crews were able to repair the leak last night at 1am. Samples are on their way to the lab. Please...

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Amador Schools Lead Testing

KCRA 3 reporter, Kevin Oliver, will be airing a report this afternoon about lead samples taken at 50 schools in the region and the results. Amador High School will be among the schools reported. Amador Water Agency contacted Amador County Unified School District earlier...

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Mokelumne River Watershed Forest Improvement Project Underway

MOKELUMNE RIVER WATERSHED FOREST IMPROVEMENT PROJECT UNDERWAY PROJECT WILL REDUCE WILDFIRE RISK AND IMPROVE, PROTECT WATER SUPPLY For immediate release: 9/6/17 Contact: Gene Mancebo, General Manager Amador Water Agency, 209-223-3018 (Sutter Creek) Work has begun on a high-priority Mokelumne River watershed improvement project managed...

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Six New Fire Hyrdrants on Buckhorn Ridge

One of the 6 new fire hydrants on Buckhorn Ridge, part of a water main improvement project in Pioneer. The project connects the water tank on Deadwood Court to homes on Carson Drive. It will increase fire hydrant flows and help eliminate periods of...

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AWA H.R. Head Receives National Guard Patriotic Award

Former employee and Reservist, Mike Finch, nominated Karen Gish (AWA Human Resources and Customer Service Manager) for the Patriotic award. Patriotic awards are awarded to an individual supervisor for support. Awards reflect the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide range of...

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Water Agency Saves Ratepayers Millions

In recent years, the Amador Water Agency has successfully completed numerous projects and implemented programs that improve service and save our ratepayers millions of dollars. Examples of cost saving projects include: The Gravity Supply Pipeline project (pictured) is now saving the Agency about $250,000...

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Wondering What’s the Big Hole in Buckhorn?

For immediate release: 4/18/17 Gene Mancebo, General Manager Amador Water Agency, 209-223-3018 PHOTO ATTACHED: Visible from Hwy. 88 in Buckhorn, Amador Water Agency’s new water treatment and recycling facilities now under construction include a large “wet well” that will operate below ground when completed....

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Pioneer Water Rehabilitation Project

Pioneer Water Rehabilitation Project March 22,2017 To: Neighbors of the Pioneer Water Rehabilitation Pipeline Project From: Brandt Cook, AWA Resident Engineer, (209) 257-5206 The Amador Water Agency (AWA) will be constructing the Central Amador Water Project (CAWP) Pioneer Water Rehabilitation Pipeline Project (Project). The...

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AWA Directors Vote to form a Local Ground Water Sustainability Agency

THE COUNTY OF AMADOR AND JACKSON VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT WILL ALSO VOICE TO JOIN AWA IN A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT For immediate release: 2/13/17 Contact: Gene Mancebo, General Manager Amador Water Agency, 209-223-3018 Photo Attached: Paul Molinelli, Jr. was sworn in to the Amador...

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