Lake Don Pedro Elementary School closed indefinitely

Contaminated water, flooding issues force closure of school

An elementary school in Mariposa County is closing down temporarily due to issues related to the March 22 rainstorm.
The Mariposa County Unified School District was notified Sunday evening by the Lake Don Pedro Community Services District that the water at Lake Don Pedro Elementary is contaminated and cannot be used for drinking, hand washing or food preparation.
The school’s multi-purpose room, kitchen and office are all unusable due to severe flooding last Thursday. School staff worked to prep...

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