"There's hundreds of them since anytime somebody builds brand-new construction in Santa Cruz Region, that's one of the requirements is above ground supply, 10,000 gallons of water and also a domestic fire hydrant.".

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When asked if he thinks the locks will be a deterrent, fellow Scotts Valley resident Bart Berardo said, "Oh, yeah, sure. "A straight penalty doesn't function," said Scotts Valley resident Julie Miller. And also they're not just for local fire hydrants on the street. In country locations, hydrants are linked to big, above-ground storage space tanks.

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While the last water burglary was a year ago in the Santa Cruz Hills, individuals are aware that actor Tom Selleck entered warm water earlier this summer when a workers touched a hydrant and delivered the water to his Southern California ranch.

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Selleck has actually apparently reached a tentative deal to settle his situation. It's an additional instance of just how the dry spell has actually generated an unique and also new should safeguard a limited source.

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(Copyright 2015 KGO-TV. The area's main fire agency, Cal Fire, is supplying residents locks so their hydrants will not be a target for water burglary.

There's no doubt that firemens will certainly require instant accessibility to these newly secured fire hydrants, so they will be lugging unique keys with them whatsoever times. It's $250 for an initial offense in one water area and $500 the 2nd time.

So Cal Fire is supplying the locks for $100 for exclusive hydrants as well as $200 for municipal water supply. "I indicate, $500 to him would certainly be like me locating a nickel on the sidewalk.".

The locks are the newest device to avoid burglary. I suggest, it would certainly be to me because when are they going to do it? At night? If you're visiting do it in the evening and begin damaging a lock, you're visiting wake everybody up, right?".

"For personal hydrants, there's several," said Cal Fire assessor Colleen Baxter. Residents of Scotts Valley wish nobody is taking water from hydrants.

"Building firms or something," stated Scotts Valley resident Don Roberts.