(Santa Barbara, California, January 11, 2018)

Bottled water will be distributed at three locations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. This water is only for Montecito District customers in need of water.

  • Shopping center at South West corner of East Valley Road and San Ysidro Road (Upper Village).
  • Montecito Fire Station at Cold Spring and Sycamore Canyon Rd. (192).
  • Summerland Post Office – 2245 Lillie Avenue. (Beginning at 1:30 p.m. on January 11, 2018).

Emergency water distribution will continue at these locations until further notice.

Additional distribution locations may become available and will be announced.

The boil water notice remains in effect for Montecito Water District Customers. Water in the cities of Santa Barbara and Carpinteria and all other communities is safe and within state and federal standards. Further information on water treatment can be found on the District web site: https://montecitowater.com/news/boil-water-notice-01-09-2018/


Damage to water supply infrastructure is extensive. The District will provide an estimated time for repairs as soon as more information is available.

Emergency Alert System:
It is critical that people in Santa Barbara County register to receive emergency alerts. Sign up at www.AwareAndPrepare.org. If we can’t reach you, we can’t alert you.

Stay Connected:
For ongoing updates, go to www.CountyofSB.org, follow @countyofsb on Twitter and Facebook, or call 2-1-1 from 805 area code or 800-400-1572 outside of 805, or text your zip code to 898-211.

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Sistema de Alerta de Emergencia:

Es muy importante que las personas en el Condado de Santa Bárbara se registren para recibir alertas de emergencias. Inscríbete a www.AwareAndPrepare.org, si no podemos localizarte, no podemos alertarte.

Permanece Conectado:
Para actualizaciones continuas, ve a www.CountyofSB.org, sigue @countyofsb en Twitter y Facebook o llama al 2-1-1 desde el código de área 805, o al 800-400-1572 para fuera del 805, o manda por texto tu código postal al 898-211.