Infrastructure Updates

Main Replacement in Bear Gulch District Continues

As part of its proactive, systematic main replacement program to replace aging pipes and provide reliable water service to its Bear Gulch District customers, Cal Water recently completed a main installation project in Woodside and began a new project in San Mateo County. In Woodside, crews installed 2,240 feet of 6-inch ductile iron pipes in…

Read more about the September 2017 project in Bear Gulch

New Reservoir to Increase Supply in Bayshore District

Cal Water will soon begin a water infrastructure improvement project in its Bayshore District that will dramatically increase the amount of water storage available for residents in San Mateo. Cal Water will construct a new reservoir that can hold 3 million gallons of water, an important step in providing downtown San Mateo with much-needed domestic…

Read more about the August 2017 project in Bayshore

King City District Customers Not Impacted by Nitrate

Cal Water does not have elevated levels of nitrate in water supplied to its customers, the utility confirmed after a community meeting held earlier in the week informed attendees that some Salinas Valley residents should not drink their water due to the nitrate levels. This week, the Salinas Basin Agriculture Stewardship Group held a meeting…

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Project Improves Service Reliability in Redwood City

Cal Water has completed an infrastructure improvement project in the West Selby Lane area of Redwood City that improves overall reliability of the water system for customers. The project, which included the replacement of 2,500 feet of water mains, augments water flow, enhances fire protection, and minimizes future leaks. Crews replaced the older 6-inch, cast-iron…

Read more about the August 2017 project in Redwood City

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…

Read more about the August 2017 project in Bayshore

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…

Read more about the August 2017 project in Rancho Dominguez

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,…

Read more about the August 2017 project in Marysville

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…

Read more about the July 2017 project in Chico

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…

Read more about the July 2017 project in Chico