News Archive: October 2013

How to Winterize Your Home

Frozen and broken pipes can be costly to fix.  Start preparing now for those below freezing temperatures!  Below are a few tips to keep your water flowing. #1:  Insulate your pipes or faucets in unheated areas such as a garage or crawl space.  Your local hardware store will have what … Read More »

Find and Fix the Leaks

Make sure you aren’t draining your money through hidden water leaks with these 5 simple steps. 1. Locate your water meter. 2. Turn off all indoor and outdoor water-using devices, including faucets, dishwasher, washing machine, automatic icemaker and evaporative cooler. 3. Record the reading on your water meter. 4. Wait … Read More »

Even More History, the Third Installment

Over the past two months, we have traveled through the history leading up to the formation of Central Arkansas Water and the exceptional water quality we now enjoy in this area.  So far, we’ve been through Little Rock as a small settlement that consumed drinking water from springs and wells … Read More »

Meet Gwendolyn Osler, Laboratory Analyst

Gwendolyn Osler is a Laboratory Analyst with Central Arkansas Water.  She runs various tests on the area’s water to ensure exceptional quality.  A Little Rock native, Gwendolyn attended Parkview High School and UALR where she got her Bachelor of Science in Biology.  She’s worked at Central Arkansas Water for 19 … Read More »

What You Might Not Know About Your Water Use

We use a lot of water every day – about 80 – 100 gallons, in fact.  Think of it as 100 gallons of milk piled up in your kitchen.  Here is what you might not know about your water use and easy ways to save – for your wallet and … Read More »

5th Annual Southshore Lake Sweep at Lake Maumelle

Lakes, like everything else, can get messy if you do not pay attention and clean them.  Lake Maumelle is Central Arkansas’ largest drinking water source and Saturday, October 5th from 9 am – Noon, we need you to come out and help us protect this essential and exceptional waterbody.  In … Read More »