Press Releases & Announcements

Welcome to the press release and announcement section for the Carmichael Water District. Our staff will continue to assemble useful information and announcements to inform its customers about what is happening within the District, public notices, news releases and other general announcements in order for you to be informed. Please check back frequently for new items of interest.

For more information on announcements please review the listings below:

Notice: New Board Meeting Time

October 14, 2021

Carmichael Water District (District) Notice of Adoption of Resolution 09212021-3 A Resolution Changing the Regularly Scheduled District Board Meeting Time and Amending Directors Policy Manual Commencing during the month of November 2021, regular monthly meetings of the District Board of Directors shall be held on the third Tuesday of each calendar month at 6:00 PM…

Water Professionals Appreciation Week October 2-10

October 1, 2021

  As part of California’s fifth annual Water Professionals Appreciation Week, Carmichael Water District (CWD) is pleased to highlight the essential role of water professionals and local public water agencies in providing water services. We appreciate the dedication of our highly trained operators, technicians, administrative professionals, and all of our specialists who are making sure…

Mulch Mayhem September 25, 2021

September 13, 2021

Carmichael Water District is excited to announce the return of Mulch Mayhem for 2021.  Join our team on September 25, 2021 to stock up on free water-saving mulch. Free mulch is limited to one yard per customer (enough to fill a pickup truck), and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis until supplies are…

Tree Care Tips During Drought

July 2, 2021

In the Sacramento region, most of the water we use daily goes on lawns and landscaping, and about 30 percent of that is lost due to overwatering and evaporation. There are lots of ways to save water at home, but conserving water outdoors can make the biggest difference of all.   Stress your lawn and save…

Surface Water Curtailment Notice

June 23, 2021

Carmichael Water District has received notice from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to stop diverting surface water under all licenses and permits. Due to the supply impacts associated with the notice, the District will again be seeking customer support by increasing their conservation efforts.  This is the third time in over 100 years…

Notice Of Public Hearing Regarding Water Shortage Emergency

June 17, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for Carmichael Water District will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the District Office, 7837 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA 95608 at 7:00 p.m. During the public hearing, the Board will consider a proposed declaration of a water shortage emergency condition in…

2020 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan

June 7, 2021

On June 24th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., the Carmichael Water District (District) will be conducting a public hearing to present its 2020 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP) at the District office at 7837 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Carmichael, CA, 95608. California law requires water providers to develop these plans every…

Special Procedures Audit Report

April 21, 2021

Dear Carmichael Water District Customers, Since December 2019, the Carmichael Water District Board of Directors has been proactively investigating three former top managers who together abused their positions of trust and the authority vested in them to secretly create new unapproved categories of employment benefits for themselves. This extensive review, which included an independent special…

Dry Year Update

April 21, 2021

On March 22, 2021, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) issued a statement cautioning that continued dry conditions can threaten water supplies, impair critical habitat, reduce recreational opportunities, and create uncertainty for all water users.  Moving forward, if the SWRCB takes action to curtail the District’s access to surface water, customers may face resulting…

2020 Urban Water Management Plan Notice

April 14, 2021

The District is preparing its 2020 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) as required by the California Water Code (CWC).  This effort must be completed by July 1, 2021.  CWC Section 10642 encourages “active involvement of diverse social, cultural, and economic elements of the populations” in preparing the UWMP and Section 10621(b) requires 60 day advance…


Press Release: May 11, 2018

Carmichael Water District General Manager Steve Nugent Honored for Excellence in Water Leadership

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Press Release: November 22, 2017

Carmichael Water District’s American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Wins 2017 Integrated Water Resources Management Award

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Press Release: April 20, 2017

Carmichael Water District’s American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Receives Environmental Recognition Award

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Water Service Insurance Non Affiliation Notice

The District has been notified that residences within Carmichael will be receiving a solicitation for a water service line protection plan offered through Emergency Insurance Solutions. Please be aware that the District is not partnered or affiliated in any way with Emergency Insurance Solutions nor does the District have any viewpoint on the services provided.

Scam Alert to all CWD Customers:

Staff has been informed that a District customer received an automated phone message that his/her Carmichael Water District account was overdue…
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