Announcements

Notice: New Board Meeting Time

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…

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Water Professionals Appreciation Week October 2-10

  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…

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Mulch Mayhem September 25, 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…

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Tree Care Tips During Drought

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…

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Surface Water Curtailment Notice

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…

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Notice Of Public Hearing Regarding Water Shortage Emergency

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…

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2020 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan

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…

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Special Procedures Audit Report

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…

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Dry Year Update

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…

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2020 Urban Water Management Plan Notice

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…

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