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  • Rate Increase Effective January 1, 2016 | Marin Municipal Water District - Official Website
    for all customers Adjustments to the tier rates for all customers An additional 4 increase effective May 1 subject to board review in April 2016 The Sonoma County Water Agency SCWA pass through charges which mean if the SCWA charges to MMWD exceed the amount we have already accounted for in the budget MMWD can pass through the difference to customers The board did not approve the proposed drought surcharges and revenue recovery charges both of which would not have had an immediate effect They would have been used in the future on a temporary basis if necessary under changed conditions such as a drought or other situation causing large drop in water use subject to board approval The tier breaks for single family residential customers will stay the same while the tier breaks for duplex and multi family residential customers change The tier breaks for all other customer categories single family irrigation commercial irrigation institutional recycled water and raw water remain the same For 79 of single family residential customers the current fixed service charge will increase approximately 5 per month and the new watershed management fee would be an additional 5 per month as well Customers with larger meters will see higher increases for the bi monthly fixed service charge and watershed management fee The second part of customer water bills covers their actual water consumption using a system of four different tiers based on the amount of water used There are changes in all four tier rates for residential customers Tier 1 rate increases by 7 cents per billing unit 3 74 to 3 81 for 1 CCF or 748 gallons Rates in tiers 2 through 4 are reduced by varying amounts depending on the customer category single family multi family duplex Visit our Bill Calculator to

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    Links Natural Resource Wildlife Birds Natural Resource Wildlife Butterflies Natural Resource Wildlife Mammals Natural Resource Wildlife Reptiles Amphibians Outdoor Permits Pool Popular Pages Professionals Quality Assurance Documents Rainwater Harvesting Rate Increase Proposal Services Training Turtle Observer Volunteer Opportunities Water Bill Water Conservation Requirements Water Supply Planning Water Wise Plant Watershed Ambassadors Wildfire Protection Habitat Improvement Plan Wildfire Protection Habitat Improvement Plan News 9660 Services FAQs Leak Adjustment Policy Learn how

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    be alerted about the latest events in our community Board Calendar Year at a Glance List Week Month Subscribe to iCalendar Notify Me Find a Facility Search calendar by Select a Calendar All Calendars Board Calendar Conservation Events District Observed Holidays Special Events Volunteer Events April 2016 January February March April May June July August September October November December 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Su M Tu W Th F Sa 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Open the calendar popup April 2016 href href S M T W T F S 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Live Edit Close MMWD Quick Links Blog Think Blue Marin Employment Opportunities Form Center Notify Me Online Bill Pay QuickLinks aspx Connect With Us Helpful Links Contact Us Privacy Policy Site Map

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    Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me button and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community Board Calendar Year at a Glance List Week Month Subscribe to iCalendar Notify Me Find a Facility Search calendar by Select a Calendar All Calendars Board Calendar Conservation Events District Observed Holidays Special Events Volunteer Events Event Details Return to Previous Date May 18 2016 2016 05 18T16 00 00 Time 4 00 PM Location View Facility Board Room Address 220 Nellen Avenue Corte Madera CA 94925 Communications Committee Wednesday May 18 Open the calendar popup April 2016 href href S M T W T F S 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Live Edit Close MMWD Quick Links Blog Think Blue Marin Employment Opportunities Form Center Notify Me Online Bill Pay QuickLinks aspx Connect With Us Helpful Links Contact Us Privacy Policy Site Map Accessibility Copyright Notices Powered by CivicPlus QuickLinks aspx Customer Center Location MMWD Main Office 220

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    Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me button and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community Board Calendar Year at a Glance List Week Month Subscribe to iCalendar Notify Me Find a Facility Search calendar by Select a Calendar All Calendars Board Calendar Conservation Events District Observed Holidays Special Events Volunteer Events Event Details Return to Previous Date May 20 2016 2016 05 20T09 30 00 Time 9 30 AM Location View Facility Board Room Address 220 Nellen Avenue Corte Madera CA 94925 District Operations Committee Friday May 20 Open the calendar popup April 2016 href href S M T W T F S 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Live Edit Close MMWD Quick Links Blog Think Blue Marin Employment Opportunities Form Center Notify Me Online Bill Pay QuickLinks aspx Connect With Us Helpful Links Contact Us Privacy Policy Site Map Accessibility Copyright Notices Powered by CivicPlus QuickLinks aspx Customer Center Location MMWD Main Office

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    Please use this number to reference this error 80000000958c721618516160 Return to HOME page Live Edit Close av This Bl nk Annual Parking Passes FAQs Forms Rebates Water Supply Planning Weekly Watering Schedule Watershed Map MMWD Quick Links Blog Think Blue Marin Employment Opportunities Form Center Notify Me Online Bill Pay QuickLinks aspx Connect With Us Helpful Links Contact Us Privacy Policy Site Map Accessibility Copyright Notices Powered by CivicPlus QuickLinks

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    legal or physical ability to hold on to that water When Lagunitas Bon Tempe and Alpine are full the overflow spills into other district reservoirs downstream Water from Phoenix Kent Nicasio and Soulajule flows into local creeks where it provides many environmental benefits including habitat for endangered coho salmon and other fish and wildlife Thus even water that goes over the spillways is put to good use 3 Can MMWD enlarge the reservoirs to hold more water by raising the dams or dredging the reservoirs MMWD s water rights are granted by the State of California The rights specify how much water we can legally divert from our local creeks and store in our reservoirs As part of these reservoir storage rights water is also released into the creeks to provide in stream flows for the fish When the district last filed for rights to expand storage in 1980 the result was 15 years of studies and hearings prior to reaching a court ordered agreement Since that time stronger protections have been put in place for endangered coho salmon Given the water needs for fish and the high volume of water we already divert it is highly unlikely that MMWD would be granted the necessary approvals to further increase reservoir storage 4 Have MMWD s reservoirs lost capacity due to sedimentation We recently completed a bathymetric survey of Bon Tempe Reservoir using sonar and laser technologies to map the bottom of the reservoir and determine its current capacity The last study of the reservoir s capacity was conducted when it was built in the late 1940s The 2014 survey found that sedimentation is not a problem in Bon Tempe In fact using modern methods we found the capacity of Bon Tempe is greater than the measured capacity calculated in the 1940s study MMWD plans to perform similar studies on our other primary storage reservoirs Alpine Kent and Nicasio 5 If sedimentation is found to be a problem could the reservoirs be restored to their original capacity through dredging It s possible that MMWD could obtain permission from the state to restore reservoir capacity lost due to sedimentation However removing accumulated sediment would be a challenging and expensive project It would likely require extensive review permitting and mitigation To increase storage capacity by 1 000 acre feet a mere 1 increase over existing storage would require removing 1 6 million cubic yards of sediment To dispose of that much material we would need to find 100 acres of land to pile dirt 10 feet deep Excavation and disposal alone would cost 50 to 70 million 6 What is MMWD doing to maximize the amount of water in our reservoirs Though we cannot increase the amount of storage we are able to use our storage strategically to make the most of it This can include maximizing use of Nicasio Reservoir which fills faster than the other reservoirs when it does rain using our reserve reservoirs Phoenix and Soulajule as needed maximizing the

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  • Marin Municipal Water District - Official Website
    capacity of each reservoir is set by the elevation of the dam which in turn is set by the water rights accorded to MMWD by the State of California see next question Once a reservoir is full any additional water will flow naturally over the dam s spillway We don t have the legal or physical ability to hold on to that water When Lagunitas Bon Tempe and Alpine are full the overflow spills into other district reservoirs downstream Water from Phoenix Kent Nicasio and Soulajule flows into local creeks where it provides many environmental benefits including habitat for endangered coho salmon and other fish and wildlife Thus even water that goes over the spillways is put to good use 3 Can MMWD enlarge the reservoirs to hold more water by raising the dams or dredging the reservoirs MMWD s water rights are granted by the State of California The rights specify how much water we can legally divert from our local creeks and store in our reservoirs As part of these reservoir storage rights water is also released into the creeks to provide in stream flows for the fish When the district last filed for rights to expand storage in 1980 the result was 15 years of studies and hearings prior to reaching a court ordered agreement Since that time stronger protections have been put in place for endangered coho salmon Given the water needs for fish and the high volume of water we already divert it is highly unlikely that MMWD would be granted the necessary approvals to further increase reservoir storage 4 Have MMWD s reservoirs lost capacity due to sedimentation We recently completed a bathymetric survey of Bon Tempe Reservoir using sonar and laser technologies to map the bottom of the reservoir and determine its current capacity The last study of the reservoir s capacity was conducted when it was built in the late 1940s The 2014 survey found that sedimentation is not a problem in Bon Tempe In fact using modern methods we found the capacity of Bon Tempe is greater than the measured capacity calculated in the 1940s study MMWD plans to perform similar studies on our other primary storage reservoirs Alpine Kent and Nicasio 5 If sedimentation is found to be a problem could the reservoirs be restored to their original capacity through dredging It s possible that MMWD could obtain permission from the state to restore reservoir capacity lost due to sedimentation However removing accumulated sediment would be a challenging and expensive project It would likely require extensive review permitting and mitigation To increase storage capacity by 1 000 acre feet a mere 1 increase over existing storage would require removing 1 6 million cubic yards of sediment To dispose of that much material we would need to find 100 acres of land to pile dirt 10 feet deep Excavation and disposal alone would cost 50 to 70 million 6 What is MMWD doing to maximize the amount of water in our

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