The Times are Changing for Montecito Water District

(Montecito, California, April 27, 2018)

Beginning May 22nd, regular Board Meetings will be held on the fourth rather than the third Tuesday of the month. The change was made to better correlate with monthly accounting procedures, and will facilitate a more timely review of financials. The location and start time will remain the same: 2pm at the District Office. Operations and Finance Committee ... read more

Montecito Water District Expresses Thanks

Earth Day presented yet another opportunity to thank the greater community that supported Montecito Water District’s rapid repairs to the water delivery system following the January 9th debris flows.



Montecito Water District's mission is to provide an adequate and reliable supply of high quality water to the residents of Montecito and Summerland, at the most reasonable cost. In ... read more

Montecito Water District and the City of Santa Barbara Spring Forward with Water Supply Negotiations

(Montecito, California, April 12, 2018)

In late March the Board of Directors directed District Staff to proceed on Phase 2 negotiations with the City of Santa Barbara for a Long-Term Water Supply Agreement. One year ago, the Board voted to suspend active pursuit of an agreement with the City and to explore other water supply options. The Board’s recent action resumes ongoing negotiations ... read more

Give Irrigation Systems the Rainy Season Off

We encourage all customers to turn irrigation systems off during the rainy season and particularly during evacuations prompted by rainfall.

After a 1/4 inch of rain, no irrigation is needed for 10 sunny days, and longer if the weather is cool or overcast.

Power outages may damage irrigation system controls and timers, causing erratic settings and / or leaks.

Conservation Counts! ... read more

Montecito Water District Corrects Facts on January 9 Debris Flow Incidents

(March 7, 2018 - Montecito, California)

Since the debris flow that occurred on January 9th, widespread reporting of inaccurate information has occurred. In advance of last week’s rain, Montecito Water District (MWD) responded to numerous customer inquiries about the functionality and condition of District infrastructure. The District provides this press release in an effort to alleviate ... read more

January / February Billing Update

For all customers: Fixed meter charges were waived for the month of January. The Board of Directors approved this credit for water service interruptions caused by the January 9th debris flow. January: The processing of customer bills for January was postponed until the end of February. January meter reads were all completed and invoices were sent during the final week of February. The due date for ... read more

March 2, 2018 Storm Preparedness Update

We are pleased to report that the Montecito Water District’s Distribution system is fully operational.

Our overnight / early-morning system monitoring showed no signs of power failure. No impacts to water quality were indicated and we found no interruptions to service resulting from the storm. Inspections of repairs made following the January 9th debris flow have been completed and all ... read more

January Billing Update

For all customers: Fixed meter charges were waived for the month of January. The Board of Directors approved this credit for water service interruptions caused by the January 9th debris flow.

As previously communicated , the processing of customer bills for January was postponed until the end of February. January meter reads were all completed and invoices were sent during the final week ... read more

Cancellation of Boil Water Order

Montecito Water District
Date 02.08.18 (February 8, 2018)

On January 9, 2018 at 2:22 pm you were notified of the need to boil/disinfect all tap water used for drinking and cooking purposes.

Montecito Water District in conjunction with the State Water Resources Control Board has determined that, through abatement of the health hazard and comprehensive testing, the water in the ... read more

Partial Cancellation of Boil Water Order 2-5-18

Montecito Water District
Date 02.05.18

On January 9, 2018 at 2:22 pm you were notified of the need to boil/disinfect all tap water used for drinking and cooking purposes.

Montecito Water District in conjunction with the State Water Resources Control Board has determined that, through abatement of the health hazard and comprehensive testing, the water in the Montecito Water District ... read more

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