Welcome to the
Rand Communities Water District Website!
We are situated in the high desert area of Southern California in beautiful Johannesburg. We serve great tasting water to the communities of Randsburg, Johannesburg, Red Mountain and Atolia.
We accept in-person payments through the window farthest from the office door. The office lobby is closed to the public.
We accept cash, checks, and credit card payments for water bills. We do not accept American Express. You may pay your bill online by clicking the link below. There is also a phone number for taking payments over the phone on the online payment page.
Click on the link below to make credit card or phone payments at any time directly to your water account:
Water Customer Shut-Off Information
News and Events
Agendas and Schedules are available at: https://www.randwaterdistrict.com/Agendas.
Meetings are open to the public.
REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS
Meetings are held every 2nd Thursday of the month.
The next regular board meeting will be:
8 December 2022, 7:00 PM PST
SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGS
The RCWD board is holding weekly special meetings. Standing Special Meetings are every Thursday that is not a scheduled Regular Meeting. The recurring Special Meetings are to answer project specific issues related to Arsenic Compliance/Mitigation Project 03_19_22C_003 currently past the funding scope, RCWD is in the process of working with the SWRCB Finance Division to restore program funding. Funding apportionments of approximately $3 million dollars necessary to begin construction are currently outside the project appropriations window. In order to fund completion of the project, the SWRCB is assisting RCWD in acquiring new sources that obviate the current financial problem.
Preliminary schedule, every Thursday at 7:00 PM PST (0300 -8 GMT) for the foreseeable future. Next recurring special meeting will be:
17 November, 7:00 PM PST
EMERGENCY BOARD MEETINGS
To Be Announced (TBA) — NONE PLANNED
Average Well Arsenic Levels
California Standard is 10 ppb (parts per billion)
Prather Well 2 – 11.00 ppb average (main well supplying water).
Prather Well 1 – 22.50 ppb average (standby well).
The wells meet the required levels for all other tests.
None at this time.
Arsenic Remediation Project Status
Officially, funding for completed construction of a well, an additional storage tank for mixing, and another pump which included the replacement of existing pipeline, closed on the March, 31, 2022. RCWD is working closely with the State Water Resources Control Board to overcome serious project issues and failed deadlines. More information is available in the RCWD newsletter, Volume 5 Issue 3, and is included in district customer’s monthly bill.