From the Reservoir

Do You Have a Water Leak? Check Your Home and Nip That Drip!

Drip…drip…drip in the kitchen, bathroom, or both – a familiar sound you’ve likely heard at one point or another.  The common household shown in the video below is one drip per second and wastes more than 3,000 gallons per year; which equals the same amount of water as 6 months … Read More »

Is Your Home At Risk for Frozen Pipes?

CAW often experiences a spike in calls and emergency visits to customers’ homes when winter weather hits.  In addition, frozen pipes are the most common cause of home insurance claims in the United States (source: iii.org).   Protect your pipes and prepare for frozen temperatures with these six simple tips: 1. … Read More »

Memorial Day Office Closure_May 25, 2015

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water will observe Memorial Day, as a federal holiday, with the closure of offices on Monday, May 25, 2015, and will re-open for business on Tuesday, May 26. The water utility responds to emergencies 24 hours a day (including holidays).  The telephone number for daytime … Read More »

CAW Announces 2015 Employee and Stakeholders of the Year

2015 Employee of the Year Phyllis Riley-Smith, Lead Dispatcher for Central Arkansas Water, was recognized as the sixth recipient of the water utility’s Crystal Water Drop Award for Employee of the Year. Graham W. Rich, P.E., BCEE, Chief Executive Officer, presented the award to Riley-Smith at the utility’s Annual Stakeholders Meeting … Read More »

Little Rock Fire Hydrant Testing April 2015

LITTLE ROCK, AR — During April, the Little Rock Fire Department, in coordination with Central Arkansas Water (CAW), will begin inspecting and testing public fire hydrants within the city limits of Little Rock.  Because the inspections involve the increased flow of water from fire hydrants, some customers may notice discolored … Read More »

Quick and Easy Water Pipe Insulation Tips

Favorable outdoor temperatures is the best time to insulate pipes in areas consistently exposed to weather conditions.  Pipe insulation will not only help keep pipes warm, but also help to prevent excess condensation build up and slow the freezing process. This week local home improvement blogger Cara Hazlewood , for Live the Home Life, … Read More »

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Benefits of Paperless Billing

Hate paper and clutter?  If you’re one of millions looking to cut the paper “ball and chain”, Central Arkansas Water, also known as Utility Billing Services (UBS), proudly offers a solution for you –  online account management and paperless billing options. Numerous benefits are waiting for you:       … Read More »

CAW Notice of Prescribed Burn Window of Feb – April 2015

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has notified area residents of a potential prescribed burn occurring during February, March, or April in the Lake Maumelle Watershed, whenever weather and site conditions permit. CAW has partnered with The Nature Conservancy and other state and local partners to complete prescribed burns around Lake Maumelle … Read More »

Protect water pipes from freezing temperatures

For immediate release – January 6, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — When temperatures in Central Arkansas fall to lower 20’s and teens, it is especially critical for customers to be sure to take a few simple steps to protect indoor and outdoor water pipes from freezing, Central Arkansas Water (CAW) advises. … Read More »