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City of Livermore Enacts Water Use Restrictions

In response to continuing drought conditions, on April 15 the City of Livermore enacted the following water restrictions: Lawn watering and landscape irrigation must be done on an odd-even schedule; properties with odd street address numbers water on odd days of the month and properties with even street address numbers water on even days of […]

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City of Visalia Watering Ordinance in Effect

In light of the drought and water supply challenges in our region, the City of Visalia has enacted its outdoor watering ordinance. We remind our Visalia customers to continue your conservation efforts, and be sure to observe the following watering schedule in effect below:

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Los Altos Boil Water Notice Cancelled

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, you were advised to use boiled or bottled water for drinking and cooking due to main break that could have affected water quality. Water quality test results confirm that it is no longer necessary to boil your water. We advised you to take this precautionary measure because protecting your health […]

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Los Altos Boil Water Notice

Cal Water and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) advise customers residing on Seven Acres Lane, West Fremont Road, Miranda Road, Wild Plum Lane, LaLanne Court, Miranda Way, Miranda Court, Carado Court, Estacada Drive, Estacada Way, De Bell Road, and Manuella Road; as well as customers on Pine Lane west of Guadalupe Drive and […]

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Bayshore Employee Helps Transform Cancer Survivors into Superheroes

When Customer Service Representative Laura D. became the Committee Survivor Chair of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in her hometown of San Bruno, she knew she wanted to give some of the youngest survivors a day that they would never forget. Instead of planning the typical breakfast, she organized a day of action […]

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Main Replacement Project To Improve Local Water System Reliability

Cal Water has completed the replacement of 4,200 feet of aging water mains on Almendral Street, between Selby Lane and El Camino Real, to improve water supply reliability to the Atherton community. Cal Water crews are now beginning a main replacement project on Tuscaloosa Avenue, parallel to the Almendral main installation. The original 6-inch cast-iron […]

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Cal Water Furthers Wildlife Conservation Efforts, Looks to Future Solutions

Cal Water has completed construction of the first phase of a fish passage initiative at its Bear Gulch water diversion facility, as part of its wildlife conservation effort. Bear Gulch creek supports runs of steelhead trout, which were previously unable to migrate and spawn due to the industry-standard water pumping system. Cal Water worked in […]

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Main Replacement Project to Improve Local Water System Reliability

Cal Water has started an infrastructure upgrade project that will replace 3,800 feet of aging water mains on Beech Street, between 24th and Spruce streets, to improve water supply reliability to the local area. The construction is expected to last for approximately 10 weeks. The construction is not expected to cause any significant traffic issues, […]

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Kern River Valley Customer Center Construction to Start April 9

Please pardon our dust as we make improvements to our Customer Center. These improvements will enable us to serve our customers better as we install automatic doors and make our lobby more accessible to all customers. For our customers’ safety, our walk-in hours will temporarily change to 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. […]

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Visalia District begins water main extension project to West Goshen

West Goshen residents will no longer struggle to have safe water to use and drink, as contractor Vulcan Construction broke ground Wednesday on a water mainline extension project that will connect the West Goshen community with Cal Water’s Visalia water system. Cal Water and its partners, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Self-Help […]

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Main Replacement Project to Ensure Future Reliability

Cal Water today completed the replacement of 2,890 feet of aging water mains on Capitol Street, between Central Avenue and Clay Street, to improve water supply reliability to the local area. The original cast-iron main, installed in the 1940s, was replaced with PVC pipe to increase flow and improve water quality and reliability through the […]

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New Testing Equipment Will Reduce Laboratory Fees by $100,000 Per Year

This was a big week at Cal Water’s state-certified laboratory, where chemists began conducting water quality tests on a new gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer/mass spectrophotometer system capable of detecting constituents at levels as low as two parts per trillion. The new equipment, which was recently certified by the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program, is expected to reduce […]

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Willows Main Replacement Project Complete

Cal Water today completed the replacement of 900 feet of aging water mains on Shasta Street, between Ash and Oak streets, to improve water supply reliability to the local area. The original cast-iron main, installed in 1927, was replaced with PVC pipe to increase flow and improve water quality and reliability through the water distribution […]

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Well Replacement to Ensure Future Reliability to Customers

Cal Water announced today that it has completed construction of a $1.88 million well in its Oak Hills service area that can produce a half-million gallons of water per day. The new well replaces a well that was built in 1967 and had developed structural issues, which led to lower water production. The new well […]

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Cal Water Completes Main Replacement Project

Cal Water completed the replacement of 2,890 feet of aging water mains to improve water supply reliability to the local area. The main was replaced at the Aragon track in San Mateo between El Camino Real and Alameda de Las Pulgas. The replacement was completed today, when the 82 customer services served by this main […]

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Cal Water Resuscitates Local Well

California Water Service Company’s Las Lomas Station 305-01 is pumping water again today in the Salinas District after twelve years of inactivity. The company took the well offline after increases in the iron and manganese levels were detected. Typically, iron and manganese are filtered out of the water supply and then discharged through a public […]

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Visalia Manager spends wee-hours caring for homeless dogs

At Cal Water, we believe in service in every sense of the word. We not only take providing a high-quality, reliable water service seriously, we are also committed to serving others in our community. Whether through donations, sponsorships, community enrichment activities or through our employees who are encouraged to give back, we are here to […]

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Districts are prepared to meet customer demand despite drought emergency

In the wake of Governor Jerry Brown’s proclamation of a drought emergency this morning, Cal Water provided a water supply update today for its 21 service areas throughout the state, indicating that its water systems are prepared to meet customer demand despite continuing dry conditions. According to Cal Water, 2013 was the driest year on […]

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Temporary water supply change for Los Altos customers

Due to a Santa Clara Valley Water District maintenance project, Cal Water’s Los Altos District will supplement reduced imported water supplies with local groundwater from Jan. 27 — Feb. 6, 2014, to meet our customers’ needs. As a result, you may notice harder water than you usually receive. Hard water is caused by naturally occurring […]

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Bear Gulch District Constructs New Storage Tank

Cal Water has completed the construction of a 1-million-gallon water storage tank in its Bear Gulch service area to increase water supply reliability for its customers. The $2.2 million steel tank replaced a 100-year-old concrete tank and was designed and constructed of materials that better withstand earthquakes. Due to its age, the former tank’s concrete […]

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Redwood Valley District, Armstrong Valley System: Boil water notice cancelled

On Friday, October 18, 2013, you were advised to use boiled or bottled water for drinking and cooking due to two tanks being compromised, which could have affected water quality. Water quality test results confirm that it is no longer necessary to boil your water. We advised you to take this precautionary measure because protecting […]

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Salinas: Cal Water asks customers to conserve water

Cal Water is experiencing a water supply emergency. Please help us to avoid interruptions in water service by eliminating all unnecessary water use until further notice. We assure you that we will resolve this water system issue as quickly as possible. Thank you in advance for your cooperation with this urgent conservation request. For additional […]

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Chromium-6 MCL Information for Dixon and Willows Customers

On August 22, the California Department of Public Health (DPH) issued a draft standard of 10 parts per billion (ppb) for chromium-6. If this draft standard is adopted, Cal Water will need to install treatment in our Dixon and Willows water systems in order to meet the new standard. Water providers will be required to […]

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Rancho Dominguez: Telephone scam targeting utility customers

Please be aware that scammers are targeting utility customers by phone and urging them to provide credit card information immediately in order to avoid disconnection for non-payment of their utility bills. Cal Water does not call our customers and ask for credit card information. If you receive such a call about your water bill and […]

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California Department of Public Health Issues Draft Standard for Chromium-6

On August 22, the California Department of Public Health (DPH) issued a draft standard of 10 parts per billion (ppb) for chromium-6. Cal Water already meets the new standard in 61 of its 67 water systems. Cal Water will implement a blending process in its South San Francisco water system and install treatment in its […]

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