CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) SAFETY: Your drinking water is safe and reliable. The health and safety of our customers and employees are top priority. We are here to serve you, and in an effort to reduce the risk of contracting and/or transmitting the coronavirus (COVID-19, MWD is asking customers to use our many online and telephone options rather than doing business in person.  Read more...

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Montecito Water District Delivering Water As Usual and Keeping Important Initiatives Moving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montecito Water District Delivering Water As Usual and Keeping Important Initiatives Moving (Santa Barbara, California. March 17, 2020) The provision of safe water, sanitation and hygienic conditions is essential to protecting human health during any infectious disease outbreak, including the current 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Montecito Water District (MWD) is prepared for the rapidly […]

Coronavirus (COVID 19) and Your Water

Please conduct all business via phone, email or internet. We are here to help.Phone: 805.969.2271Email: info@montecitowater.com For public health and safety,  teleconferencing is now available for all public meetings. Instructions can be found in the agendas. COVID-19 Update The provision of safe water, sanitation and hygienic conditions is essential to protecting human health during all […]

Request for Proposals: Santa Rosa Lane Water Main Replacement Project

  SANTA ROSA LANE WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Montecito Water District is now seeking proposals from qualified contractors for Santa Rosa Lane Water Main Replacement. This Request For Proposals (RFP) outlines the requirements and submittal instructions. Status: All proposals are due by 12:00pm (noon) on Thursday March 12, 2020 Questions regarding this Request […]

Planning is Paramount for Montecito Water District

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Santa Barbara, California. February 14, 2020) This time last year, we were “loving the rain,” but as a dry January stretches into a dry February, Montecito Water District customers are eager for status updates on the Water Supply Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara and the new Rate Study. […]

Montecito Neighbors Magazine

THANKFUL FOR EVERY DROP:  MONTECITO WATER DISTRICT DELIVERS OUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE By Sarah Ettman-Sterner Montecito Neighbors Magazine Cover November, 2019 Jameson Lake spilled February 3, 2019 for the first time since 2011 Thanksgiving is coming and as we enter into the 2019 holiday season, Montecito residents have much for which to be grateful. There […]

Montecito Water District Reports on the Rate Study, Recycled Water and More

  RATE STUDY UPDATE: After numerous committee meetings, the Board of Directors took its first look at draft rate scenarios this week. The presentation from consultant NBS was described as an introduction to “Lots of information, and lots of moving parts.” Designed to illustrate various scenarios created by adjusting the balance between fixed and variable […]

Montecito Water District Announces $8 Million Settlement with Southern California Edison for 2017 Thomas Wildfire and 2018 Montecito Debris Flow Claims

(Montecito, California) Today, the Montecito Water District announces a settlement with Southern California Edison (SCE) of approximately $8 million to resolve claims resulting from the 2017 Thomas Fire and the 2018 Montecito Debris Flow. The settlement is part of a larger $360 million settlement for a group of 23 public entities that brought suits against […]