Alta Irrigation District

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

Interested persons are hereby notified that pursuant to Government Code §1780

there is a vacancy on the:

 ALTA IRRIGATION DISTRICT

Board of Directors,

Fresno County, *Division 6, City of Reedley

 

*An applicant shall be a voter and freeholder of the district and a resident of the division. CA Water Code §21100

Please see Fresno County website to confirm Division.

 

The position to be filled is a 4-year term ending December 2019.

The seat will go to election in

November 2017 for the final two year term.

 

Applications are available at the Alta Irrigation District Office located at 289 North L Street Dinuba CA 93618

or by clicking here

Applications are due by: November 13, 2015

 

This district board has 60 days from the date the board is notified of the vacancy or the effective date of the vacancy, whichever is later, to fill the vacancy by appointment orcalla special election. Gov. Code §1780

Pursuant to Government Code §1780, this notice will be posted for 15 days in 3 or more conspicuous locations in the districts from October 21, 2015 to November 13, 2015.

 


 

Excess Equipment Auction Sealed Bid Only

Older pickups, welder, tool boxes, water tanks, water pumps, hoist, reels, tires.

One viewing: 10/8/2015 1-2 p.m., Alta I.D Corp. Yard, 8951 Ave 432, Dinuba CA 93618. All bids must be sealed, submitted on formal bid sheet by 4:30 p.m. 10/9/2015.

Bid opening 4:35 p.m. 10/9/2015 at 289 N. L Street Dinuba CA 93618. All vehicles and equipment are sold "AS IS". Alta I.D. reserves the right of refusal on all bids. Items must be paid for and picked up by 2:00 p.m. on 10/16/2015. Cash and Cashier's Checks only.

Bid sheets are available on our website at www.altaid.org or at the viewing location. Click link below to download and print Bid Sheet.

 

2015 - Bid Sheet 

 


 

2015 Update

Due to the precedent setting dry water year, Alta Irrigation District will not be delivering surface water for agricultural purposes this summer. The driest April through July water runoff forecast on record was 1924, which for Alta Irrigation District was 24.2 percent of average.  

Currently, the Kings River April through July water runoff forecast is from 8 to 11 percent of average.  This will be the first time since Alta Irrigation District was formed in 1888 that there will be no surface water deliveries for agriculture.  

 


 

California Groundwater Legislation

Governor's Message:

To the Members of the California Legislature:

I am signing AB 1739, SB 1168 and SB 1319, which taken collectively establish a new structure for managing the State's groundwater. These bills accomplish a number of goals described in the California Water Action Plan, a five-year plan to sustainably manage our water resources. When combined with the other elements outlined in the plan -- conservation, water recycling, expanded storage, safe drinking water, wetlands and watershed restoration - and the passage of Proposition 1, we can take giant strides to secure California's water future. A central feature of these bills is the recognition that groundwater management in California is best accomplished locally. Local agencies will now have the power to assess the conditions of their local groundwater basins and take the necessary steps to bring those basins in a state of chronic long-term overdraft into balance. The State's primary role is to provide guidance and technical support on how to plan for a more sustainable future and to step in on an interim basis when, but only when, local agencies fail to exercise their responsibilities as set forth in this legislation. My administration will work closely with all affected groups to ensure that the statute is fairly implemented. Further, I will submit for legislative consideration during the next session a proposal to streamline judicial adjudications of groundwater rights. GOVERNOR EDMUND G. BROWN JR.

 


 

Update News Release - Water Run

News Release

Alta Irrigation District

July 10, 2014

ALTA IRRIGATION DISTRICT WILL COMPLETE ITS LEVEE REPAIRS ON SATURDAY, JULY 12, 2014.

WATER WILL BE TURNED INTO ITS SYSTEM ON SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014.

DUE TO THE QUICK SHUT DOWN ON JULY 6, 2014 IN RESPONSE TO THE LEVEE BREAK, FARMERS WILL STILL RECEIVE THEIR SAME PROJECTED ALLOTMENT OF 2.65 DAYS OF WATER PER 20 ACRES AT 100 PERCENT ENTITLEMENT.

DITCHTENDERS WILL BE TAKING WATER ORDERS ON MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014.

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News Release Contact: Chris Kapheim (559) 591-0800, extension 13