Infrastructure Updates

Water Main Upgrade In Bayshore District Complete

Cal Water’s Bayshore District has replaced 3,550 feet of aging water main in San Mateo. The newly installed main will increase the flow of water, reduce leaks, enhance fire protection, and improve the overall reliability of the system for customers living on Sunset Terrace and portions of 31st Avenue, Monterey Street, and 28th Avenue. The…

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Infrastructure Upgrade in Rancho Dominguez District Begins

Cal Water has begun a water infrastructure upgrade in Rancho Palos Verdes that will improve water supply reliability and fire protection to local residents and businesses. The project includes the installation of 4,718 feet of new 8-inch water main in the Littlebow Road area. Work will be performed Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and…

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Main Replacement Project Begins in Marysville District

Cal Water has started a water infrastructure upgrade to improve water system reliability for local residents and businesses. Crews are replacing almost 70-year-old water mains in downtown Marysville, while the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) repairs and replaces a stretch of street and sidewalk in the area. In addition to increasing reliability in the area,…

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New Water Quality Standard for TCP Adopted

Proposed Regulation in Final Review by State Office of Administrative Law Cal Water has already begun construction of treatment facilities to meet the new maximum contaminant level (MCL) for TCP, which was adopted yesterday by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) and is being submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for…

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Main Replacement Project in Chico to Improve Reliability

Cal Water has completed a water main replacement project in the City of Chico that will increase the flow of water, prevent leaks, enhance firefighting capabilities, and improve the overall water supply reliability of the system for customers on Salem Street, between West 12th and West 16th Streets. Crews replaced 2,805 feet of aging 4-inch…

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Cal Water Main Replacement Project in Chico

Cal Water has completed a water main replacement project in the city of Chico that will increase the flow of water, prevent leaks, enhance firefighting capabilities, and improve the overall water supply reliability of the system for customers on Salem Street , between 12th and 16th Streets. Crews replaced 2,805 feet of aging 4- and…

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Initiative with Fish Ladder in Bear Gulch Continues

Cal Water has started an extensive environmental project to protect the trout population in Bear Gulch Creek. Cal Water draws its water for Bear Gulch District customers from the creek, which also supports runs of steelhead trout, considered to be threatened under the Federal Endangered Species Act. In 2013, Cal Water joined forces with the…

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Replacement Project in Bakersfield Improves Reliability

Cal Water completed an infrastructure improvement project in central Bakersfield that included the replacement of 1,980 feet of water main. The new main improves the flow of water, protects against leaks, enhances fire protection, and increases the overall water supply reliability for residents living on Ming Avenue, Castro Lane, and Baldwin Road. Additionally, crews installed…

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New Emergency Generator in Redwood Valley

Cal Water’s Redwood Valley District is putting the finishing touches on the installation of a new emergency generator at its water pump station in Santa Rosa. The new generator will improve water supply reliability and enhance firefighting capabilities during emergencies by providing backup power in the event of a power outage. Next week crews will…

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Two Water Infrastructure Projects in Los Altos Complete

Cal Water recently completed two infrastructure improvement projects in Los Altos Hills that improve water supply reliability and fire protection for local customers. The first was the replacement of an aging water storage tank, and the second was the installation of more than 4,500 feet of new water main. The new, 125,500-gallon, steel storage tank—which…

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