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Request for Proposals: Site Restoration of Highline Repair Projects

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Montecito Water District is now seeking proposals from qualified landscape contractors to perform Site Restoration work at pipeline locations damaged during the January 9th, 2018 debris flows. This Request For Proposals (RFP) outlines the requirements and submittal instructions. All proposals are due by 12:00pm (noon) on Friday June 21, 2019. Questions regarding […]

Water Quality Meets or Exceeds Standards

(Santa Barbara, CA, June 7, 2019) Montecito Water District’s 2018 Annual Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available online at www.montecitowater.com/doc/ccr2018 This report describes the District’s water sources, provides information on water quality and how it is measured, and presents the District’s 2018 test results which show that drinking water met, or was better […]

Request for Proposals: 2800 East Valley Road Water Main Repairs

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: The District is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to replace pipeline and related infrastructure in the District’s service area which was damaged during the January 9th, 2018 debris flow. This Request For Proposals (RFP) outlines the requirements and submittal instructions. All proposals are due by 12:00pm (noon) on Thursday June 20, 2019. Questions […]

Water Use Restrictions Updated

On Tuesday, MWD’s Board of Directors eliminated the prohibition on issuance of new water meters and brought water use restrictions up-to-date and consistent with the declared Stage 1 water shortage emergency and current water supply conditions.

Montecito Water District Updates Water Use Restrictions, Ends Meter Moratorium

(Santa Barbara, California. May 30, 2019) Montecito Water District Updates Water Use Restrictions, Ends Meter Moratorium Montecito Water District’s Board of Directors have adopted Ordinance 96, eliminating the prohibition on issuance of new water meters and bringing water use restrictions up-to-date and consistent with the declared Stage 1 water shortage emergency and current water supply […]

Request for Proposals:  Water Main Repairs at Ashley Road Bridge

May 16, 2019 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: The District is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to replace pipeline and related infrastructure in the District’s service area which was damaged during the January 9th, 2018 debris flow. This Request For Proposals (RFP) outlines the requirements and submittal instructions. Addendum 1 Addendum 2 All proposals are due by 5:00pm […]

First Meeting of the Montecito Groundwater Basin GSA (Groundwater Sustainability Agency): Calling all Well Owners and Interested Parties for Future Participation

(Santa Barbara, California, April 30, 2019) The Montecito Groundwater Basin GSA met Monday, April 29 for the first time. The GSA’s function will be to prepare and implement a Groundwater Sustainability Plan for the Montecito Groundwater Basin pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). For many groundwater basins throughout California, including the Montecito Groundwater […]

Quarterly Update: Water Supply Outlook is Improved for the Near Term; Water Shortage Emergency Condition reduced from Stage 2 to Stage 1; Board Focus is on New Budget, New Rates, New Meters, and Strengthening Supplies for the Long Term

(Montecito, California. April 25, 2019) It’s been a busy first quarter for MWD with a banner rainy season that—at least for this year—has interrupted the seven-year long historic drought. Here’s a current snapshot of the improved water supply status for the District: In late March, the County Board of Supervisors replaced a Drought Emergency Declaration […]

Drought Relief Indicated, Yet Water Supply Shortage Remains in Effect

(Santa Barbara, California, February 23, 2019) The latest US drought monitor map shows the majority of the state, including Santa Barbara County, as no longer in drought conditions. While the drought may be over according to the US Drought Monitor, Montecito Water District remains in a water shortage condition. Below is a quick status update […]