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August 2021 Customer Mailing

Goal: A 20% Reduction in Overall Water Use ; Best Practices to Reduce Water Use Click Images to Enlarge Click Here to Download PDF

Voluntary Conservation Called for as Drought Conditions Place Extra Demand on Water Supply

Yesterday the Governor called for 15% voluntary reduction in water use across California, and included Santa Barbara County in the expanded regional drought state of emergency. Montecito Water District customers reduced water consumption by a remarkable 56% during previous drought conditions.  However, use has ramped up significantly since December, 2020.  Customer demand was again reported […]

2020 Annual Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report Now Available Online

  Montecito Water District is pleased to provide the Annual Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report. We encourage you to view the report and learn more about your drinking water here: www.montecitowater.com/doc/ccr2020 We no longer mail the annual report in an effort to reduce costs and environmental impacts. If you would like to receive a printed […]

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

  NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION MONTECITO WATER DISTRICT 583 San Ysidro Road Santa Barbara, California 93108 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the Montecito Water District (MWD and Lead Agency) has prepared a Draft Initial Study & Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the project listed below pursuant to the California Environmental Quality […]

June 2021 Customer Mailing

Drought and the Need for Voluntary Conservation ; Consumer Confidence Report Available online by June 30, 2021 Click Images to Enlarge Click Here to Download PDF

2020 Urban Water Management Plan

  MONTECITO WATER DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2020 URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN and WATER SHORTAGE CONTINGENCY PLAN UPDATES TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2021, 9:30 A.M. VIA TELECONFERENCE* Montecito Water District (District) is currently preparing updates to its Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and Water Shortage Contingency Plan in compliance with the California Urban Water Management […]

May 2021 Customer Mailing

Annual Rate Increase to be reflected on August Invoice ; Drought and the Need for Voluntary Conservation Click Images to Enlarge Click Here to Download PDF

Montecito Water District Supports Approval of State Water Project Contract Amendments WITHOUT County’s Conditions

Montecito Water District has provided a letter of request to Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors for consideration at their upcoming hearing on Tuesday of next week: February 2, 2021.  The request is that the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors authorize the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to execute State […]

Public Outreach Regarding Copper in Customer Tap Water

Montecito Water District is providing this update to customers regarding water quality and copper testing. These are the top 3 things for customers to know: 1. Water supplied to customer meters meets all standards. 2. Lead and copper testing at taps on sample properties routinely provides results which are reported privately and directly to the […]