Infrastructure Updates

Visalia Main Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule

Cal Water has completed four infrastructure improvement projects that replaced a total of 13,285 feet of aging water main in the Fairview area. The projects were part of Cal Water’s Visalia District main replacement program, which was dedicated to increasing water flow and pressure, enhancing fire-fighting capabilities, and improving the overall water supply reliability of…

Read more about the April 2017 project in Visalia

Main Replacement Project in Redwood City

A Cal Water main installation project in Redwood City is underway to replace nearly 6,000 feet of water mains along Rutherford and Alexander Avenues. The new water mains will prevent leaks, augment water flow, and enhance fire protection, while improving the overall water reliability of the system in the utility’s Bear Gulch District. Crews will…

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Cal Water Breaks Ground On New Tank and Pump Station

Cal Water held a groundbreaking ceremony this week to commence construction of a new tank and booster pump station in its Stockton District. Stockton Councilmember Christina Fugazi, Stockton Fire Chief Erik Newman, and San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Carlos Villapudua were among those in attendance, as the utility begins this…

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Reliability Increased with New Bayshore Storage Tank

Cal Water improvement project to replace two aging water storage tanks in San Carlos began this week. A single 20,000-gallon, steel-bolted tank will replace the previously demolished 15,000-gallon tanks, both more than 60 years old, to improve water supply reliability and augment water flow for customers in the area. Crews will first relocate the existing…

Read more about March 2017 project in Bayshore

Cal Water Installs New Main in Kern River Valley District

Cal Water has started an infrastructure improvement project in the city of Kernville that includes the installation of 700 feet of new water main along Durwood Street. This water system upgrade will enhance reliability, water quality, and fire protection for local customers. The current 4-inch cement pipes will be replaced with 6-inch PVC main, which…

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Projects to Improve Reliability in Rancho Dominguez

Two Cal Water infrastructure improvement projects are underway in the Rancho Dominguez District that include the combined installation of more than 3,300 feet of new water main in Redondo Beach. Crews will install 1,052 feet of new main along Paseo De Las Delicias and Via Buena Ventura, while 2,320 feet of new main will be…

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Two New San Carlos Storage Tanks to Increase Reliability

Cal Water will break ground on an infrastructure improvement project in the city of San Carlos that will add two new seismically designed, steel water storage tanks to the water system. The new tanks will improve water supply reliability during both normal conditions and during an emergency, as earthquakes and settlement are both concerns in…

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Main Replacement Project in Oroville Begins

Cal Water has started a water infrastructure improvement project in the city of Oroville that includes replacing 1,810 feet of aging water main. The new pipes will not only increase water flow to customers along Baggett Marysville Road, Parks Street, Rose Street, Summers Street, and Helman Street, but they will also enhance fire-fighting capabilities and…

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Storage Tank Project in Rancho Palos Verdes Begins

Cal Water is making significant improvements to a 9.5-million-gallon water storage tank that serves Ranchos Palos Verdes residents and businesses. The project will extend the lifespan of the tank and improve the water supply reliability of the system. The concrete storage tank, built in the 1970s, is the largest owned by Cal Water. It is…

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Main Replacement Project to Improve Reliability in Chico

Cal Water is completing a water main replacement project in the city of Chico that includes the addition of nearly 1,500 feet of new water main. The new main will increase the flow of water, eliminate leaks, enhance fire protection, and improve the overall water supply reliability in the downtown Chico area. The older 6-inch,…

Read more about the February 2017 project in Chico