From the Reservoir

Fire Hydrant Testing in Sherwood – October 2018

The Sherwood Fire Department, in coordination with Central Arkansas Water, will be testing public fire hydrants October 7 – 27, 2018.  Because the inspections involve the increased flow of water from fire hydrants, some customers may notice discolored water at the tap during the process. The purpose of the inspections tests is … Read More »

Storm Gordon may cause lake mixing. Water is still safe to drink.

Storm May Cause Lake to Mix, Resulting in Discolored Water – It’s Still Safe to Drink LITTLE ROCK, AR – With Tropical Depression Gordon making its way to Arkansas, increased winds and rain may cause a “mixing” of Lake Maumelle. This would stir up sediment from the bottom of the … Read More »

Mountain Biking Study_Accepting Applications

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Applications are currently being accepted for participation in a study on whether mountain biking on the Ouachita Trail in the Lake Maumelle Watershed affects water quality. Participants selected for the study will be part of a limited group with permission to bike a segment of that … Read More »

2017 Popular Annual Financial Report – Now Available

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has released its 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) to its customers, residents, and stakeholders residing within the utility’s service area.  You may view the report by clicking on the following link: carkw.com/PAFR The PAFR is specially designed to be an easy-to-understand … Read More »

2017 Water Quality Reports – Now Available

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has released its 2017 Water Quality Report to its customers residing within the utility’s service area.  The utility also released 2017 Water Quality Reports for Wye Mountain Water Association and the City of Maumelle.  You may view all three reports by clicking on … Read More »

Conditional Use Permit at Jack H. Wilson Treatment Facility

See this sign? It will soon be placed in front of Central Arkansas Water’s Wilson Treatment Plant on Pleasant Valley Drive. While the sign itself is not very exciting, the reason it is there certainly is. Central Arkansas Water has applied for a Conditional Use Permit to add solar panels … Read More »

CAW Welcomes Newest Board Member James R. McKenzie

LITTLE ROCK — James R. McKenzie became the newest member of the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners during a swearing-in ceremony held at the James T. Harvey Administration Building in Little Rock on Thursday, March 15, 2018.  Following the ceremony, McKenzie attended his first monthly meeting as a member of the Commission. The … Read More »

Public Notice: Pump Station 1A Improvements

Construction of the Central Arkansas Water (CAW) Pump Station 1A improvements will be financed by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The DWSRF program is administered by Arkansas Natural Resources Commission with joint funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Arkansas. This project will provide new … Read More »

Central Arkansas Water Earns 8th National Financial Reporting Award

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is a recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.  This is the 8th time CAW has received this award.  The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is the highest recognition in … Read More »