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Good News Across the Board

News Press Release (Montecito, California, April 20, 2017) Purchase of Groundwater Storage Montecito Water District’s Board of Directors convened on Tuesday this week. Topping the agenda was a recommendation for the District to purchase groundwater storage capacity through the Semitropic Water Storage District Groundwater Banking Program. The Board acted to reserve 1,500 shares at a […]

Urban Water Management Plan Update

(Montecito, California, April 21, 2017) Montecito Water District’s Urban Water Management Plan 2015 Update has been prepared for Public Review. It will be presented for Public Hearing at the District’s May 16 regular Board Meeting. The Public is Invited to Participate: Public Hearing before the Board of Directors Date: Tuesday, May 16 at 2pm Location: […]

Project Completion On Hot Springs Road, Montecito

(Montecito, California, March 27, 2017) In December, 2016, 1,100 linear feet of water main, serving Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and School and local residences, was replaced between 500 and 600 Hot Springs Road. While new pipes were in place and functional in December, the wettest winter on record delayed the final road slurry, […]

Montecito Water District Suspends Penalties

(Montecito, California, March 23, 2017) As rain was falling on Tuesday’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Montecito Water District’s Board of Directors unanimously accepted a staff recommendation to suspend enforcement of penalties for excessive water consumption. The change is effective immediately. Click here for a summary of what this means for customers Historic drought began in […]

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Public Workshop: March 2, 2017

MIKE: ALL EARLIER NEWS ADDED, CONTINUE FROM HERE Thank you to all who participated in our recent public workshop: community members, local agencies, and political representatives. The District looks forward to ongoing community involvement during the GSA / GSP process and will announce future events. Link to the SGMA page on the District’s web site […]

State Stands Firm on Water Conservation

News & InformationNews & Press Releases Public Documents Public Records Request Water Resources Pay Bill Report a Leak Current Agendas Capital Projects & RFPs MONTECITO GSA/SGMA Contact Us Share This Page News Press Release [mwd_news_date_tags] (Santa Barbara, California, February 10, 2017) “Extreme Drought” status still holds for most of Santa Barbara County, making it unique […]

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

News & InformationNews & Press Releases Public Documents Public Records Request Water Resources Pay Bill Report a Leak Current Agendas Capital Projects & RFPs MONTECITO GSA/SGMA Contact Us Share This Page News Press Release [mwd_news_date_tags] (Santa Barbara, California, February 9, 2017) It has been one week since Montecito Water District moved to protect 7,000 acre […]

Will Precious Water Spill?

News & InformationNews & Press Releases Public Documents Public Records Request Water Resources Pay Bill Report a Leak Current Agendas Capital Projects & RFPs MONTECITO GSA/SGMA Contact Us Share This Page News Press Release [mwd_news_date_tags] (Santa Barbara, California, January 31, 2017) February 15th is now the projected spill date for San Luis Reservoir according to […]

Montecito Water District Jumpstarts Strategic Planning In January, 2017

(Santa Barbara, California, January 26, 2017) Montecito Water District was in the limelight prior to last November’s election, with a record-breaking drought to manage and two seats on the Board available. Elected Directors Floyd Wicks and Tobe Plough began their term of service in December, and along with incumbents Richard Shaikewitz (President), W. Douglas Morgan […]

District Acts to Protect Supplemental Water Supplies

News & InformationNews & Press Releases Public Documents Public Records Request Water Resources Pay Bill Report a Leak Current Agendas Capital Projects & RFPs MONTECITO GSA/SGMA Contact Us Share This Page News Press Release [mwd_news_date_tags] A Special Board Meeting was held Monday, January 9. The Agenda was to inform Board Action for protection of District […]