• Jameson Lake. March, 2017

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  • Lake Cachuma. February, 2017

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2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available online... more

PUBLIC MEETING ON WATER AVAILABILITY CHARGE (WAC) will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, at the District office, 583 San Ysidro Road, Montecito 93108. more

The June Board Meeting has been rescheduled from Tuesday, June 20th to Wednesday June 28th at 2pm. more

Beginning May 30th, Possible Traffic Delays on Ashley Road in Montecito. A water main serving residents on a section of Ashley Road is scheduled to be replaced. more

At the May Board Meeting Montecito Water District’s Plans to Increase Local, Reliable, Water Supplies. more

Urban Water Management Plan, 2015 Update, Adopted. The Board of Directors unanimously approved adoption of the Montecito Water District’s Urban Water Management Plan 2015 Update at the District’s May 16 regular Board Meeting. more

MAY IS WATER AWARENESS MONTH! Looking for gardening events, tips on saving trees, or other updates? more

Thanks to the many visitors and participating agencies who turned out for Earth Day, 2017! Display Information and Conservation Tips are available to customers year round... more

GOOD NEWS ACROSS THE BOARD. At April 18 Board Meeting, District Acts to Reserve Groundwater Banking, Reviews Current Water Supply Data and Plans for future. more

Montecito Water District Suspends Penalties as of March 21, 2017. The Board of Directors met Tuesday... more

State Stands Firm on Water Conservation... more

Montecito Water District Takes Action to Rescue Water as San Luis Reservoir Rises to Spill... more

District jumpstarts January with strategic planning...more

Recycled Water Available for Delivery. Eligible property owners within Montecito Water District's service area can participate in Goleta Water District's Recycled Water Hauling Program to have recycled water delivered and applied to their landscape... More

Visit our new calendar to keep up-to-date on district, meetings, events and key projects. More