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Water Main Replacement on Buena Vista Drive

Montecito Water District is more than one hundred years old—and so are some of its pipelines! As part of its Capital Improvements program, the District will be upgrading approximately 1/3 mile of water main that dates back to the 1920’s. These projects improve water delivery reliability by helping prevent unplanned water outages and water loss […]

Recognizing recent rainfall, Montecito Water District will Switch from Stage 2 to Stage 1 Water Shortage Condition – as Soon as State Allows

Jameson Lake February 24 2023 This week Montecito Water District’s Board of Directors passed Ordinance 98, updating water use restrictions to be consistent with current water supply conditions. However, the change won’t take effect until existing State emergency drought regulations terminate which is currently scheduled to happen on May 24, 2023. In late December 2022 […]

Imagine a Day Without Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2022 is the Eighth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” Montecito Water District’s Message to Customers: “Supply is Reliable, We Need Your Help Reducing Demand.”   Montecito Water District prides itself on providing a reliable water supply, and rightly so—it’s been doing it successfully for more than 100 years. Today the […]

Montecito Resident Wins the WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest

Countywide Contest Recognizes Beautiful, Water Efficient Gardens The 2022 WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest launched this spring to recognize beautiful, water-efficient residential gardens throughout Santa Barbara County. The Santa Barbara County Water Agency and participating local water providers encouraged residents to apply for the contest and enter into the running for an agency award and the […]

On the Table: Recycled Water for Montecito

Montecito Water District (MWD) and Montecito Sanitary District (MSD) Strategic Planning Committees met jointly last month for updates on two collaborative projects that are being co-funded by both agencies: an Enhanced Recycled Water Feasibility Study and an Evaluation of Special District Consolidation. The April 27th meeting was the first in-person meeting held in over two […]

“Here Now!” Montecito Water District’s 5-Year Strategic Plan and “There When You Need It,” Drinking Water Week, May 1-7, 2022

“There When You Need It,” the theme of this year’s National Drinking Water Week, is apropos for Montecito Water District—currently celebrating its 100th Year of reliable water service. Drinking Water Week 2022, celebrated May 1-7, also times well with the publication of Montecito Water District’s 5-Year Strategic Plan. Developed over the past year with staff, […]