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Ruth Lake is full

Ruth Lake is full

HBMWD Ruth Lake, Humboldt County’s primary water reservoir, was declared 100% full by water district officials on December 11, 2014.  Carol Rische, General Manager for Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) said, “We are happy to say that Ruth Lake went from 69% to 100% capacity since the end of October, 2014.  Ruth Lake typically

Residents Urged To Voluntarily Conserve Water

From HBMWD: With drought conditions continuing into the foreseeable future, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) is asking local residents and businesses to voluntarily reduce water use.   According to HBMWD General Manager Carol Rische, “Fortunately we are not in the same dire situation as the majority of California reservoirs. That said, the reservoir