Manager’s Monthly Report May 2016

Manager’s Monthly Report

Ron Fussell our operations manager has presented this report of the operations and project updates for May 2016.
The crew responded to 10 service calls, 5 were markings and the others were turn offs, turn on calls, inspect customer shut off valves and meter re-reads. There were 2 private leaks identified by AMR, and one service line leak on Community. All of the leaks have been repaired or turned off. The crew has been flushing and exercising valves and hydrants, crack filling roads, street sweeping, cleaning up tree limbs on Bangor and digging for a drainage pipeline at the shop. Shelbie had 7 stock transfers in May.

During the month of May we purchased 1,252,152 gallons of water from CLAWA and our wells produced 559,538 gallons. During the month of April we purchased 1,180,344 gallons of water from CLAWA and our wells produced 336,948 gallons.

The total precipitation for the month of May was .89”.

Tank Site Update – NV-5 and Ron met with DOHS and were given three tasks to perform. 1.) The transmission pipeline must be dedicated to the tanks only. 2.) A pad and plumbing for a booster station in the future should one become necessary. 3.) Installation of a parallel 4” emergency CLAWA line. RWM and associates is near completion with the lot mergers for the new tank sites.

Treatment Plant Structure Update –Engineering Resources of Southern California, Inc. (ERSC) has forwarded all of the permitting paperwork to DOHS in Sacramento for approval to allow resumption of the use of Well #3. The permit was reviewed by our local DOHS and they found no problems at this point. The Board has approved ADEdge new quote for the treatment plant.

Well #5 Update – The flow meter is working properly however we are still working on the accuracy of the level transponder. Juan is working on a roof cover for the electrical box and the new well house has been ordered.

Shareholder’s meeting and Election were held on Saturday May 21, 2016 and it was well attended. The two Board members were reelected to 3 year terms of office and both Ron and Priscilla provided updates on all AVMSC projects in process, the status of AVMSC financial health and the projected goals and objectives for the coming year.

Recycling Program Update – Ron says that the recycling program has been very successful and Ron would like to thank the community for their cooperation. The recycling program is for glass, plastic, aluminum and tin cans and cardboard which must be broken down. Please refer to the website for further details. Ron hopes to expand this recycling program in the future.

Ron also encouraged shareholders, residents and visitors to continue to observe the water conservation requirements and tips provided by the office. A recycling bin is available in the AVMSC yard. Call the office for details.

Ron has commended both the staff and the residents for their diligent efforts toward water conservation which has exceeded the Governor’s 25% reduction rate. He would like to encourage our shareholders, renters and visitors to continue in their conservation efforts. In the coming months Ron and the staff will offer the residents new opportunities for further water conservation.

The company encourages shareholders, vacationers, visitors and renters to continue to visit the different areas of this website for good information such as the By-Laws, Company Mission Statement, Calendar of Events, some rules and regulations, the Annual Water Quality Report and a list of phone numbers for associate local agencies including LACSD, the Sheriff’s Dept., Fire Dept., Animal Control, Building and Safety and the Edison Company. The office can be contacted at or by phone at 337-4259.