From the Reservoir

October Fire Hydrant Testing in NLR and Sherwood

During the month of October, the North Little Rock and Sherwood Fire Departments, in coordination with Central Arkansas Water, will be testing public fire hydrants within their respective service areas.  Because the inspections involve the increased flow of water from fire hydrants, some customers may notice discolored water at the tap … Read More »

Labor Day Office Closure, September 1, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water will observe Labor Day, as a federal holiday, with the closure of offices on Monday, September 1, 2014, and will re-open for business on Tuesday, September 2. The water utility responds to emergencies 24 hours a day (including holidays).  The telephone number for daytime … Read More »

Notice to Customers – Residential Waterline Insurance Solicitations

Central Arkansas Water has received a number of calls from customers regarding recent solicitations for residential waterline insurance. These offers are from an independent insurance company and are NOT a program of Central Arkansas Water. Central Arkansas Water cannot endorse or recommend this company because we have no experience with … Read More »

Drinking Water Week 2014

This Drinking Water Week marked a nationwide celebration of drinking water and the value that drinking water utilities provide to our communities.  CAW’s theme for this year was “Get to Know Your H20”! CAW celebrated Drinking Water Week with: H2O information and water-saving devices and giveaways at our Little Rock … Read More »

Lunch with the CEO

Lunch with the CEO takes place in an informal setting, providing the opportunity for a group of employees from different departments throughout the utility to sit down with Graham Rich, our Chief Executive Officer, to discuss current topics, explore issues our utility is facing, ask questions and make suggestions, and … Read More »

Healthy Employees

Healthy Employees Remain a Top Priority for CAW Out of all CAW annual initiatives, there is one area the utility will highlight each year – Health and Wellness. After winning the Arkansas Governor’s Council on Fitness Leadership in Fitness Award in 2013, CAW wanted to continue our trend of healthy … Read More »

Heroic Act and New First Aid Responder Team

On the morning of February 5, one of our customers collapsed in our customer service lobby and appeared to have stopped breathing.  Upon being contacted by Shirley Tucker, our Receptionist, Kevin Hall, our Director of Environmental Health and Safety, responded immediately and began focusing on trying to revive the customer.  … Read More »

2014 Safe Drivers

On March 19, 2014, the utility celebrated 160 employees earning the distinction of Safe Driver with no preventable or chargeable accidents during the 12-month period of January 1, through December 31, 2013.  Central Arkansas Water employees cover a 400 square mile service area and log more than a half million … Read More »

Awards and Recognition

CAW Receives Best Tasting Water Award Central Arkansas Water (CAW) was recognized as the Central District’s Best Tasting Drinking Water during the Central District meeting for the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association (AWW&WEA) on Thursday, February 6, 2014.  Water from numerous utilities from across the district was evaluated … Read More »

2013 Water Quality Report – Now Available

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has released its 2013 Water Quality Report to its customers residing within the utility’s service area.  The report, a requirement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), provides customers with information about the quality and sources … Read More »