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Montecito Water District’s June Board Meeting: Key Topics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Montecito, California, June 29, 2018) GROUNDWATER MEASURES Engineering Manager Adam Kanold provided a Semi-Annual Groundwater Monitoring Program Report. The District’s regular fall 2017 and spring 2018 groundwater well surveys successfully recorded groundwater elevations for 62 wells (19 District-owned, 43 private) in the Montecito Groundwater Basin. The data shows a slight rebound in […]

May Directors Meeting at Montecito Water District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Montecito, California, May 24, 2018) Groundwater News Groundwater management was at the top of the agenda this month, and Directors discussed the Basin Boundary Modification application due to be submitted to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) by June 30, 2018. The modification will align the State’s documented boundaries for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]