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PG&E Plans Spring Repairs for the Tuolumne Main Canal

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APRIL 18, 2024:  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be making safety repairs and conducting maintenance on flume sections of the Tuolumne Main Canal in May. While the repairs are being made on the main canal, water from the Lyons Reservoir serving the Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) system will be shut off from Sunday, April 28th through Sunday, May 5th, 2024. During this time, PG&E and TUD are asking area residents to conserve water.

During the repair period, water will not be flowing in the ditches, and the water supply will come from storage tanks and limited capacity groundwater wells.  Conservation during this period is necessary to ensure adequate water supply for drinking, sanitary usage and fire protection.

Here’s how you can help:

  • Limit outside watering
  • Do not wash vehicles
  • Turn off automatic lawn and drip sprinkler timers
  • Repair water leaks

TUD requests that all customers continue to conserve for one additional week after the outage for the water storage supply to recover. Click this link to view the 2024 Spring Ditch Outage Schedule

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