Fall Prescribed Burns Planned on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 5, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable fall conditions to conduct prescribed burns as early as Monday, Oct. 16. That window is dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts.

The primary target is a planned broadcast burn on the 1,950-acre Stable unit located about 5 miles northwest of Jemez Springs, 8 miles north of Gilman and 6 miles west of La Cueva.

Fire Crews Complete Operations on Deer Creek Fire (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 26, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Crews on the Santa Fe National Forest have completed fire operations on the 1,022-acre Deer Creek Fire on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The lightning-caused wildfire on Peggy Mesa gave fire managers the opportunity to capitalize on a natural ignition to provide long-term benefits to the fire-adapted ecosystem.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Ojitos Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Work continues on the lightning-caused Deer Creek and Ojitos Fires on the Jemez and Coyote Ranger Districts, respectively, on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The Deer Creek Fire on Peggy Mesa is holding at 140 acres within a planning area of 1,022 acres. Fire crews finished the prep work along the perimeter of the fire on Friday. The local area received some precipitation on Saturday which delayed firing operations for Sunday.

2017 Annual Membership Meeting

Saturday September-09
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The annual meeting of the Sierra los Pinos Property Owners’ Association (SLPPOA) will be held this Saturday, September 9th, at 2:00 p.m. There will be a potluck lunch beginning at 1:00 p.m. Please bring your favorite dish to share and a comfortable chair. We will provide the drinks and table service. This is a great opportunity to meet other members of the community.

System 1 Main Water Line Replacement

System 1 Main Water Line Replacement

Sys 1 water main replacement is running on schedule.

Today, Monday, our contractor successfully connected the newly installed main on Mimbres at both ends. Sanitization and full, normal water pressure was accomplished.

Tomorrow, Tuesday Aug 8, each service line on Mimbres will be connected to the new main water line.
If you live on Mimbres Way you will have NO water tonight but can plan on water service returning sometime tomorrow barring any unforeseen circumstances.
We apologize for this inconvenience.

System 1 Main Water Line Replacement UPDATE and Notification

Sys 1 water main replacement will be restarting again Monday, August 7, at approximately 8:00am.

This week our contractor will be connecting the newly installed main on Mimbres at both ends. Each service line will be disconnected from the old line and reconnected to the new main. Sanitization, flushing, and pressure testing will also be accomplished.

If you live on Mimbres Way expect to have NO water starting in the morning and overnight Monday into Tuesday.
Water service should be restored back to normal sometime later Tuesday barring no unforeseen circumstances.

System 1 Main Water Line Blowout

When it rains it POURS!

Late afternoon after our contractor got rained out and all valves were returned to normal. The water pressure on system 1 started dropping.
Later it was discovered we have a break in the main.
We have isolated the Mimbres section. Those residents along Mimbres will have no water overnight.
The contractor will be here at 7:30 am tomorrow to attempt a repair.

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