• Some areas of Jameson Lake are dry.

  • Another Low Rainfall Year

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Please Continue Your Conservation Efforts

No new water is expected to be available from the State Water Project or Lake Cachuma next year. But, wise planning and careful conservation means Montecito has enough purchased and stored water to last from now until early 2017.

Real-Time Rainfall Gauge

New Rainfall Gauge compares the rainfall each month in Montecito against our historical data collected since 1920. The data is graphed every month. See how our drought has affected the data for the past four years and what actual rainfall in inches should be for each month. Find the Rainfall Gauge above, it‘s the third window.


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General Manager: Nicholas Turner, P.E. is the General Manager of Montecito Water District effective February 2, 2016. Mr. Turner brings over 15 years of experience in the water industry to the District. Click for more

December Billing Adjustments: In recognition of the extended meter read period, the District Board of Directors voted in December to authorize pro-rata billing adjustments to customers that incur resulting penalty charges. Click for more

More Information: Get the latest news about desal, water supply, and the cost of water. Click for more

Montecito Drought Emergency Pages

Upcoming Board Meetings and Agenda

The Board meets the third Tuesday of the month at 2 PM in the Districts’ Office Board Room: 583 San Ysidro Road. The public is invited to attend. The Board Meeting Agenda is available the day before the meeting Here.