Urgent Community Notice - Restrict water usage by 40%

Posted: 5/7/2018 7:00pm


Chemeketa Park’s water filtration system (“waterboy”) will be undergoing significant refurbishment and maintenance beginning Monday, May 14th through Friday, May 20th.  During this timeframe, there will be no water production!

This necessary maintenance will require extreme water usage cuts for all Chemeketa Park residents by 40%.

We will need to seriously conserve before, during and after this period of time to allow for adequate pre-event water storage, and then replenishment of water system storage.  

Therefore, we need all residents to stop all outside water usage, including automatic irrigation systems effective this Thursday, May 10th and continue that conservation until about May 24st. Also, it will be necessary to reduce inside water usage by 40%, to prevent the expensive use of San Jose Water Company’s Montevina Pipeline.  We will keep the community updated via Nextdoor and the Chemeketa Park website (visit at

Here is a summary:

  • Water filtration system refurbishment and maintenance
  • Conservation efforts need to begin no later than Thursday, May 10 and possibly go through Tuesday, May 22. 
  • 40% reduction of inside water usage
  • No outside water usage, including automatic irrigation systems
  • Start water reduction early so adequate pre-event water supply is high
  • Continue water reduction after the system is back online so as to replenish water system storage

Plan ahead this week to water plants and do laundry. Then hold off until the refurbishment is complete and water resources have been replenished.

You can check out some websites for ideas on how to conserve.  Try

If you have any questions, please contact us

Thank you very much for your assistance in conserving water.


Annual Membership Meeting - June 3rd, 2018

Posted: 5/4/2018 7:01pm


Please see the notice in regards to the Chemeketa Park Annual Membership Meeting June 3rd, 2018

If you have any questions regarding the meeting or need a proxy, please call Lisa Ridenour 408-221-8563 or email her at


2018-06-03 Annual Meeting Notice.pdf


Chipping Program Update

Posted: 4/18/2018 1:44am


There is a new Brush Chipping procedure, due to a series of difficulties with our past chipping program. The FireSafe Council has asked Chemeketa Park to try their new format.

Drive up & Drop Off

Location still the same.

Bring your material to be chipped to the playground. There will be a chipping crew waiting to chip your brush.

All of the previous guidelines are still in effect. The chipping crew won’t chip material that isn’t within the guide lines!

The Drive Up and Drop Off Chipping Program

This Saturday, April 21, 2018

8:00AM thru 3:00PM


CPMWC Planning and Budget meeting (2/17)

Posted: 2/13/2018 9:21pm


Capital Improvement Planning - there will be a special meeting to develop the plan for major expenses to both maintain and improve the water system, roads, and community in general. You are invited to list, understand, prioritize and set in motion the major projects around the park over the next five years.

Topics include water tank construction, water main system valve replacements, road drainage fixes, and more, much, much, more.

Join the board members and other interested community members on Saturday, February 17th at 1pm in the clubhouse to establish the priorities for park capital improvement projects.


Fire weather watch!

Posted: 12/15/2017 7:02am


Santa Cruz Mountains is Fire Zone #512

Fire Weather Watch URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE from the National Weather Service San Francisco CA  921 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

Gusty northerly winds will combine with very low humidity values.  A dry system moving in from the north late on Friday will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values. Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected particularly for higher elevation locations.

North Bay Mountains, East Bay Hills, and the Diablo Range, Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest, Mountains of San Benito County and Interior Monterey County including Pinnacles National Park- 921 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017


The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through Sunday morning. WIND...Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with local gusts over 50 mph. Strongest gusts will be over the North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills. * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 5 to 20% during the day. Nighttime maximum humidity readings of 10 to 30%. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.


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