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Marysville Customer Center Reopens After Evacuation

Cal Water reopened its Customer Center in Marysville at 2 p.m. this afternoon, after the Butte County Sheriff reduced the evacuation order for Marysville residents to an evacuation warning. The evacuation order had been in place since Sunday due to damage at the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway. According to Interim Local Manager Rosanna Marino, the…

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Cal Water to Help Evacuees Celebrate Valentine’s Day

With displaced residents still in Chico due to the Oroville spillway mandatory evacuation order, Cal Water will be providing Valentine’s candy and water to evacuees at the Chico Fairgrounds this morning. Residents who have been at the fairgrounds can look for the Cal Water Emergency Response Trailer Unit by 10 a.m. Team members will be…

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Oroville Evacuees Invited to Movie Night at Cinemark

With the mandatory evacuation due to the Oroville spillway damage heavy on Oroville residents’ minds, Cal Water has partnered with Cinemark 14 in Chico to help alleviate their stress for one evening. Cal Water has reserved seats at the theater for Oroville evacuees to attend tonight’s showing of the Lego Batman Movie or La La…

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Water Main Installation Project in King City Begins

Project Will Improve Water Quality and Reliability for Customers A Cal Water project in King City is underway to install almost 2,500 feet of large-diameter water main and connect the southwest portion of the water system to the northeast portion. The water system improvement project will improve water quality and reliability of the system. This…

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Cal Water Names Tamara Kelly District Manager in Visalia

Cal Water announced today that Tamara (Tammy) Kelly has taken the helm as District Manager of the utility’s Visalia District. Kelly has been with Cal Water for 31 years and has extensive hands-on knowledge of water distribution, operations, and treatment systems. Kelly was most recently the Assistant District Manager for the utility’s Bakersfield District. Kelly’s…

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Kernville Disinfection Byproduct Levels Continue Decline

Operational changes successfully addressing water system issue for 50 customers Operational changes made in Cal Water’s Kernville water system continue to successfully decrease levels of haloacetic acids (HAA5) in the water that serves 50 customers in a small portion of the Kernville system. Water quality test samples collected in the third and fourth quarters of…

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Reliability Increased with New Steel Tank in Los Altos

A Cal Water project is underway to replace an aging water storage tank in the residential area of Los Altos Hills. Once the project is completed in mid-March, the new, 100,000-gallon steel tank will increase water supply reliability for customers in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. The storage tank replacement project also includes a…

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San Carlos Pump Station Renovations Enhance Reliability

Cal Water has started a major renovation of a critical pump station in the city of San Carlos to improve water service reliability for local customers. Once the water system improvement project is complete, which is expected by late August, the station on Hilltop Drive will have two new booster pumps, a surge tank, and…

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Cal Water to Monitor for Lead and Copper in Schools

As part of its commitment to water quality, Cal Water announced today that it is finalizing plans to test for lead in water in schools within its service areas. The announcement follows the release of new guidelines for lead testing in schools by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW) earlier…

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Bakersfield District Manager Rudy Valles to Retire

Cal Water has selected Mike Mares to serve as the new District Manager to lead its Bakersfield District. Rudy Valles, who has been the Bakersfield District Manager since 2012, is set to retire in March and is supporting Mares during the transition. Mares has held numerous roles for California Water Service Group and its subsidiaries…

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