Infrastructure Updates

Water tank in Chico

Cal Water to Decommission Empty Tank in Chico

Cal Water will begin removing the old 300,000-gallon elevated water storage tank on Cherry Avenue in Chico tomorrow. The tank, which was constructed in 1959 but has not been used since 2015, was deemed by a third-party surveyor as a structural risk should significant seismic activity occur. This tank is not one of the two…

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Essential Water Infrastructure Upgrade in Menlo Park

As part of the utility’s commitment to ensuring critical infrastructure remains safe and reliable, Cal Water started a large-scale water main replacement project in Menlo Park today. The upgrade will ensure that customers and firefighters continue to have the water they need for their everyday and emergency needs, both now and in the future. Cal…

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Construction in Hamilton City

Main Replacement to Strengthen Hamilton City System

Cal Water started a water infrastructure upgrade on Monday, June 6, 2022, in Hamilton City as part of the utility’s commitment to ensuring critical infrastructure remains safe and reliable. The project, which comes on the heels of completing another local water system upgrade, will ensure local customers and firefighters continue to have water for their…

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CPUC Approves Skylonda Mutual Water Company Acquisition

Cal Water received approval this week by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to acquire the water system assets of Skylonda Mutual Water Company. The purchase is subject to customary remaining closing conditions and expected to close later this year. Cal Water plans to provide water utility service to Skylonda’s 176 customer connections through its…

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Cal Water employees by Feather River

Oroville Completes Treatment Facility to Remove PFOS

Cal Water has completed construction of a treatment plant to eliminate perfluoroctanesulfonic acid, commonly known as PFOS, at a well in its station on Feather River Boulevard in Oroville, Calif. The new treatment facility enables the utility to return the well—which has been offline—to service, increasing water supplies and reliability while ensuring Oroville District customers…

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Dillon Beach construction

Water Main Replacement Project Begins in Dillon Beach

Cal Water’s Redwood Valley District started construction on an important water infrastructure upgrade in Dillon Beach today that will strengthen reliability and resiliency for local customers and improve fire protection capabilities for first responders. The project, which is expected to be completed by June, includes the installation of 1,500 feet of new 6-inch PVC water…

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Carson Infrastructure Improvement Project Commences

Work is underway by our Rancho Dominguez District in Carson, Calif. to upgrade the local water system. Cal Water is replacing 6,000 feet of aging 6-inch pipes with 6- and 8-inch PVC pipes. Construction, which began last week, is taking place from: 1500 to 1800 blocks of E. Gladwick Street 1500 to 1800 blocks of…

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Construction in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach Infrastructure Improvement Project

Last week, crews started an infrastructure improvement project in Redondo Beach that will improve water system reliability and fire protection for years to come. Cal Water is installing more than 2,800 feet of new 6- and 8-inch water main to replace aging pipes. Crews will also install three new fire hydrants to enhance fire flow…

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Bakersfield main installation

Main Installation Beginning in Downtown Bakersfield

Cal Water started a water infrastructure upgrade on March 7, 2022, in downtown Bakersfield as part of the utility’s commitment to ensuring critical infrastructure remains safe and reliable. The upgrade will ensure local customers and firefighters continue to have water for their everyday needs and in an emergency. Cal Water plans to replace 4,900 feet…

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How we provide Californians with safe, clean water

By Martin A. Kropelnicki President and CEO Every day, about two million Cal Water customers turn on their faucets and know they can rely on us to deliver safe, clean water. Across our service areas, we’re working hard to continually invest in our water system infrastructure and make sure residents and businesses don’t have to…

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