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:

SEASONAL WATER SUPPLY AND QUALITY UPDATE

September 14, 2022

Carmichael Water District has two primary water supplies, surface water from the American River and groundwater from the underground aquifer referred to as the North American Subbasin. The coordinated management of surface water and groundwater is known as conjunctive use practice and has been implemented in California and in Carmichael since the 1950s when groundwater…

DISCONNECTION PROCESS UPDATE

July 25, 2022

With the expiration of the Governor’s Water Shutoff Moratorium on February 15, 2022, Carmichael Water District (District), the District will be reinstating its collections shutoff processes effective June 1, 2022. This means that we will be resuming the assessment fees for past due notices, door hanger notifications, and shutoff/disconnection/reconnection processes.  The District encourages all customers…

Transition to Division-Based Elections

July 8, 2022

    Carmichael Water District’s Board of Directors has initiated the transition from at-large elections to division-based elections per the procedures provided in Elections Code section 10010.  Further information regarding the transition process, and how to participate in upcoming public meetings, can be found by following the link below. Click to learn more

Annual Water Supply and Demand Assessment

May 31, 2022

As part of the 2020 Urban Water Management Plan process, the California legislature enacted new requirements to help suppliers assess and prepare for drought conditions.  One of the new requirements is the Annual Water Supply and Demand Assessment (Annual Assessment), which examines the District’s anticipated water reliability. Each urban water supplier is required to prepare…

Notice Of Public Hearing To Present The Budget For Fiscal Year 22/23

May 2, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for Carmichael Water District will hold a Public Hearing to present the Budget for Fiscal Year 22/23 on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 during its regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. Information regarding the proposed Budget, meeting information, and location will be available on the District’s website or…

Mulch Mayhem May 21, 2022

April 28, 2022

Carmichael Water District is excited to announce the return of Mulch Mayhem for 2022.  Join our team on May 21, 2022 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…

Notice of Election – 2022 District Election

April 6, 2022

Preparations are currently underway for the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election.  Carmichael Water District’s general election will be consolidated with the statewide general election on that date. Board of Directors Carmichael Water District (CWD) has a five member Board who are elected to represent their constituents and set District policy. Board Meetings CWD Board…

District to Receive $6 Million In Federal and State Grant Funding to Improve Drought Resiliency

March 30, 2022

Over the past decade, CWD has experienced the negative effects of climate driven drought conditions on its water supply reliability in the form of curtailments of 100% of surface water supplies and lowered river flows.  As a result of staff prepared grant applications, the District will receive $4 million in State grant funds and $2…

Carmichael Water District Is Here To Assist You With Your Water Bill

March 14, 2022

With the expiration of the Governor’s Water Shutoff Moratorium on February 15, 2022, Carmichael Water District (District), the District will be reinstating its collections shutoff processes effective June 1, 2022. This means that we will be resuming the assessment fees for past due notices, door hanger notifications, and shutoff/disconnection/reconnection processes.  The District encourages all customers…

Fix-a-Leak Week – March 14-20, 2022

March 11, 2022

Join Carmichael Water District in celebrating EPA’s annual Fix a Leak Week by finding those hidden leaks both inside and outside your home.  Keep in mind that you can find and fix household leaks to save valuable water and money all year long. For help locating leaks we offer free Water Efficiency Surveys. If you…

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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