Candela Properties News

WIPES CLOG PIPES

By Kurt Eilmes / April 3, 2020

Did you know most alleged flushable wipes aren’t flushable at all? They don’t degrade once they hit water, and they easily accumulate in your indoor wastewater pipes, your service line, in our wastewater mains in the street, and/or at our wastewater treatment plants. All of those factors can have huge impacts on your pocket book…

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STAY AT HOME ORDER

By Kurt Eilmes / March 26, 2020

Executive orders Stay-at-home order | AMENDED PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER 20-24 IMPLEMENTING STAY-AT-HOME REQUIREMENTS What it does: Orders people to stay at home unless they are engaged in certain necessary activities. Outlines what businesses and activities are exempt from the order. Requires people to follow social distancing rules when going out for necessary activities. Requires people…

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Bear Management and Resistant Trash Ordinance

By Kurt Eilmes / March 20, 2020

Colorado Springs City Council adopted two ordinances to help manage wild bears in neighborhoods west of I-25. Effective March 1, 2020, the ordinances require residents and businesses within the bear management area to secure their trash or use bear-resistant trash containers and the establishment of a “Bear Management Area Map.” Who is affected by the…

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2019 Tree Cycle Information

By Kurt Eilmes / December 30, 2019

El Paso County, Colorado Springs Utilities, Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Gazette, and Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce landfilled tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports. For a suggested minimum donation of only $5 per tree, area residents can drop off trees at seven convenient locations. Keep…

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WINTER DRIVING TIPS

By Kurt Eilmes / October 30, 2019

WINTER DRIVING Whenever possible, avoid driving in a winter storm. If you must go out, it is safer to travel in the day. The Colorado Department of Transportation(link is external) website has road conditions, traffic cameras, alerts and restrictions throughout Colorado. Call 511 from your cell phone for statewide conditions or 303-639-1111 for nationwide conditions. If you must drive…

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WINTER WEATHER COMING THIS WEEK

By Kurt Eilmes / October 7, 2019

The National Weather Service is predicting that extremely cold air will arrive Wednesday evening along with our first possible snowfall on Thursday. Thursday’s low is forecast to be in the mid teens so please take a few moments to prepare your home in the next 24 HOURS so we don’t have to deal with any preventable…

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