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 »

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 »

Water Main Flushing in Sherwood – November 10 and 11

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will flush water mains in the Kiehl Avenue area of Sherwood on November 10 and 11. The flushing will take place through fire hydrants and may cause discolored water at customers’ taps in the flushing area and at other isolated locations throughout Sherwood. Starting Monday, November … Read More »

Ouachita Hiking Trail Reopens in Maumelle Watershed

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) along with Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT) have worked to remove down timber and safely reroute the section of the Ouachita Trail between mile markers 218 and 216 (near Lake Vista Drive) that were damaged during the April 27th, EF4 tornado in the Lake Maumelle … Read More »