From the Reservoir

Prepare Your Home for Frozen Pipes Before Winter Begins

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.   Protect your pipes and prepare for frozen temperatures with these six simple tips: 1. Drain pipes … Read More »

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 »

Holiday Office Closure_November 2016

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will observe the Thanksgiving holiday with the closure of business offices on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25.  Offices will re-open for business on Monday, November 28.         Thanksgiving Day                                               Thursday, November 24         Friday after Thanksgiving                                 Friday, November 25 … Read More »

CAW Schedules Prescribed Burn for November 16, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, AR — A prescribed burn will occur on Wednesday November 16, in the Lake Maumelle Watershed, weather and site conditions permitting. In order to restore and maintain natural conditions to our forests and protect water quality, Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has partnered with The Nature Conservancy and other … Read More »

CAW Schedules Prescribed Burn for November 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, AR — A prescribed burn will occur on Friday, November 11, in the Lake Maumelle Watershed, weather and site conditions permitting. In order to restore and maintain natural conditions to our forests and protect water quality, Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has partnered with The Nature Conservancy and other state … Read More »

Maumelle Fire Hydrant Testing_Beginning November 7, 2016

MAUMELLE — Starting November 7, 2016, the Maumelle Fire Department, will be conducting flow-and-drain tests on public fire hydrants within the city limits of Maumelle. 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 fire … Read More »

Lake Sweep and Community Waste Drop-Off_Saturday, October 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will host its 8th Annual Lake Sweep at Lake Maumelle on Saturday, October 15, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The event will involve litter clean up as well as a drive-through, waste drop-off location for watershed residents. CAW invites the Central Arkansas community … Read More »

S. Rock Street, LR Lane Closure Beginning October 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will close portions of the north and south bound lanes of S. Rock Street between east 4th Street to east 6th Street starting on Monday, October 10, and continue for approximately three months.  The lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of … Read More »

Water Main Break_West Markham and Schiller Street, LR

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) was notified of a spontaneous break on a 24-inch water main at approximately 7:30 this morning. CAW crews responded quickly to the break and anticipate repairing the water main in approximately 6 – 8 hours.  Customers within the service area may notice … Read More »

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 »

Holiday Office Closure_September 5, 2016

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water will observe Labor Day, as a federal holiday, with the closure of offices on Monday, September 5, 2016, and will re-open for business on Tuesday, September 6. The water utility responds to emergencies 24 hours a day (including holidays). The telephone number for daytime … Read More »

Ecological Thinning near Lake Maumelle

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is conducting ecological thinning activities near the intersection of Highway 300 and the Ouachita National Recreation Trail, west of Roland, in the Lake Maumelle Watershed. The work started on July 13, 2016, and will continue through the summer, weather permitting.  The project will … Read More »