Tag Archives: Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD)

Letter of the Week: Arcata demands state clean up possible toxic threat to drinking water

Letter of the Week: Arcata demands state clean up possible toxic threat to drinking water

The importance of this matter cannot be overstated. The site is located directly adjacent to the Mad River, upstream and within close proximity to HBMWD’s Raney wells which supply drinking water to all of our customers and to two-thirds of the residents of Humboldt County.

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad rejects pipeline study, again

More than half of the five-hour Trinidad City Council meeting on Feb. 9 was taken up by considering and authorizing a motion to reconsider participation in feasibility analysis to extend Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District service to Trinidad, and when the motion passed after considerable audience participation (via Webex) on the pros and cons of

McKinleyville could help supply Trinidad water

Under the proposal, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District would sell water directly to the Trinidad Rancheria, but the water would pass through McKinleyville’s pipelines, which extend to the Dow’s Prairie area. A new pipeline would need to be built from the northern end of McKinleyville up the casino,. located south of Trinidad.

Water district demands ‘risk analysis for dioxin in water’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – Warning that a potentially contaminated Glendale site could pose a threat to drinking water, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is demanding that a state agency “adequately investigate” the risk of dioxin migration. ​A July 23 letter from the district’s contracted legal firm, Thomas Law Group, to officials

Low Penta finding ends Glendale cannabiz appeal

The district may “make further legal demands” related to the site contamination and clean-up, the letter continues, and “looks forward to reviewing DTSC’s plans to investigate, monitor, and aggressively remediate the source/s of the contamination at the McNamara & Peepe site.”

Conserve water during system repairs

City of Arcata press release ARCATA RESIDENTS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER WHILE HUMBOLDT BAY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER Arcata, CA, August 9, 2019 – The City of Arcata is asking Arcata residents to conserve water while Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District makes scheduled improvements in August and September. Humboldt Bay

HBMWD to temporarily reduce, cut water supply for maintenance three times starting next Wednesday

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union NORTHERN HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) will reduce and cut Northern Humboldt’s supply of Mad River water three times in the next several months to conduct maintenance on its aquifer well water collectors. A formal announcement is expected soon. Water customers are expected to be

MCSD takes vague stand on Mercer Fraser pot factory

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/GLENDALE – McKinleyville’s town board has weighed in on a controversial county decision to rezone riverfront property in Glendale to heavy industrial and to permit a 5,000-square-foot cannabis manufacturing factory at the site. The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors convened Feb. 7  to consider backing an appeal filed