Jul 19, 2014 7:09 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett
Water at the Letts Lake Campground on the Grindstone Ranger District of the Mendocino National Forest has beens turned back on, restoring drinking water availability for campers and visitors.
"After further consultation with State Water Board Officials, including discussion and review during a field visit to Letts Lake, we are happy to be able to restore drinkable water at Letts Lake Campground for our visitors," said Grindstone District Ranger Eduardo Olmedo.
The initial water shutoff was in response to a list of sites submitted by the State Water Board for water curtailment, because of ongoing drought conditions. Forest employees are continuing to verify locations
The Mendocino National Forest has been impacted by the drought with extremely dry fuel conditions and higher fire danger.
The Forest is currently under fire restrictions and asking visitors to be careful with fire or anything that can throw a spark and ignite a wildfire.
For more information visit www.fs.usda.gov/mendocino.