In either case following, if you are not sure of how your system works or, for some reason you desire to have the water shut off at the meter REMEMBER-ONLY
Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company personnel can operate the valve at the meter and will do so upon request. The homeowner use of this valve is a violation of section #11 of the General Provisions of Rules, Regulations and Rates of Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company.
You should winterize your unit selecting the method which will best suit your usage. If you are planning on coming up several times a month, then it is suggested that you only do a temporary winterizing of your unit. If you are going to leave your home for a more extended period of time, then it would normally be best to completely winterize the home using the extended winterizing procedure.
IN EITHER CASE, YOU MUST NOT LEAVE THE WATER RUNNING AT THE HOSE BIB OR INSIDE YOUR HOME AS THIS WILL CAUSE OTHER PROBLEMS, INCLUDING POSSIBLE BACKUP OF YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM AND UNDERMINING OF YOUR HOME’S SUPPORT FOOTINGS, ICING OF YOUR DRIVEWAY AND THE ASSOCIATION STREETS. BUT, IN ANY CASE, IT WILL WASTE WATER AND COST MORE FOR POWER AND IS A VIOLATION OF MIL POTRERO MUTUAL WATER COMPANY’S RULES, REGULATIONS AND RATES. SECTION #4, GENERAL PROVISIONS. IN SUCH A CASE, THE WATER WILL BE SHUT OFF BY THE COMPANY AT THE METER WITH ALL RESPONSIBILY AND DAMAGES AT THE EXPENSE OF THE HOMEOWNER. .