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(KCRA) The body of a man who fell into a water pipeline in El Dorado County was found Tuesday morning after hours of searching, which prompted an emergency water conservation announcement for residents in Pollock Pines, Placerville, El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. in an area of raw water, which is eventually treated at a high level before it is distributed to customers, according to Jesse Saich, with the El Dorado Irrigation District. Monday to report that he fell into the water pipeline at Jenkinson Lake near Sly Park Dam in Pollock Pines, Saich said.
“The man must have gained entrance, in some way, and got up on this pipe, and in some way entered the pipe through a vent,” Saich said. “This is the first time this has ever happened.”
Residents received phone calls and emails about the water conservation announcement.
A witness told the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office that the man fell into the pipeline through an air vent below the second dam. The reports are not confirmed, officials said.
The mile and a half pipeline carries water from the lake to an EID water treatment plant, or Reservoir A. As a safety precaution, officials shut down the water treatment plant and reduced flows coming from the pipeline.
El dorado irrigation district pointing out location of water emergency happening now after man reportedly got inside 1.5 mile pipe near Jenkinson Lake.
Officials defined nonessential water use as running dishwashers, clothes washers, outdoor irrigation and car washing.
“Minimizing usage will reduce the potential for the water system to lose pressure or completely run out of water,” the statement said.