• ICRWUA owns only 1 well field, the TRR well field – the ICR well field is leased with the lease to be amended in 2020
• East side of WVR high pressure system, west side gravity system
• West side has little redundancy, number of single points of failure
• Transmission mains are a single point of failure for both sides
• WC and TRR developers are obligated to provide additional water capacity if required for any new sections
• Rates are set by ACC based on costs, ICRWUA cannot change rates without ACC review and approval
• Golf course water is delivered to holding ponds for distribution by TRR with no cost or responsibility by ICRWUA
• TRR owns a very high capacity well field that it holds for future use
• Increased accuracy – pay for what you use
• Old meters – over the last 3 years of testing 23% of meters exceeded a 3% error rate and had to be replaced
• New meters accuracy error rate better than 1%
• Leak detection – alert customers much sooner
• More resistant to tampering
• 20-year warranty vs old 5-year warranty
• EPA recommends replacing at 15-20 year
• ICRWUA connected to ARC by ICR Units 1-3 CC&Rs
• ICRWUA liability has been discussed by many previous boards but never addressed
• Liability extends to all member not just to those in Units 1-3
• Recent lawsuit identified the extent of liability which caused the Board to act
• Similar developments (ICR Units 4-5 and Granite Oaks) disbanded their ARCs with no adverse effects
• First step was the recent ICRWUA Board disbanding the ARC
• Entire system becomes gravity fed
• Increased fire flow capacity and volume
• Improved redundancy, reliability, and maintenance
• Reduced power loads and electricity expenses
• Improved supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) would be installed
• All costs to be incurred by TRR
- Next ARC Meeting October 9th
ICR Water Users Association was formed as a non-profit water company in 1995.
At the time, the company served a territory including the Inscription Canyon Subdivision, under authority of and regulation by the Arizona Corporation Commission.
The water company is owned by members within the subdivisions it serves. It presently is governed by a five-member board of directors elected by the members. The board members are volunteers, elected for a two-year term. Day to day management, (including billing and accounting) and water systems operations are provided under contract agreements. The Association has no employees. Read more >>
Board of Directors
President: Bob Hilb
Vice President: Blake Hewitt
Secretary: Randy Joly
Treasurer: Rob Elsroad
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