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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 […]

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 […]

Customer Update: Mutual Aid, Mutual Thanks

Partial Cancellation of Boil Water Order As of Febuary 3, 2018, a few isolated areas of the District remain under a Boil Water Notice. Favorable test results must be received before the Boil Water Notice can be lifted, and the District anticipates this may happen as early as February 5th for most of the areas […]

Montecito Water District’s Special Board Meeting 1-30-18

(Montecito, California, February 1, 2018) Montecito Water District’s Special Meeting of the Board of Directors held on Tuesday, January 30, had a dramatic opening as community member Bob Hazard initiated a standing ovation for General Manager Nick Turner during the Public Forum portion of the agenda. The gesture recognized Turner’s outstanding leadership and management during […]

Partial Cancellation of Boil Water Order

Montecito Water District Date 01.31.18 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 […]