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

CAW Hosts Aug 27 Public Workshop on Lake Recreation

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will host a public workshop to identify and evaluate the water quality compatibility of current and potential recreation activities for Lake Maumelle, Lake Winona, and adjacent CAW property. All recreation activities must be consistent with CAW’s mission of providing high quality drinking water to the citizens … Read More »

MacArthur Drive-Hwy 365 NLR Closure August 9, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will close the MacArthur Drive (Hwy. 365) bridge over the railroad tracks on Sunday, August 9.  The highway closure is necessary to facilitate water line relocations required by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department’s (AHTD) planned bridge replacement project. To provide a … Read More »

Water Commission Meeting-Special Called 7.30.15

Central Arkansas Water Board sets special meeting to approve issuance and sale of Refunding Water Revenue Bonds LITTLE ROCK — The Board of Commissioners of Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will hold a Special Meeting at 2 pm on Thursday, July 30, 2015, to consider approval of a resolution to accept … Read More »

Free Workshops – Wise Watering for Lawns and Gardens

Learn more efficient watering tips for your lawn and garden this Summer: Attend a FREE workshop hosted by Mark Brown, U of A Research and Extension Agent, and learn how to better maintain a healthy and happy landscape with proper watering practices. All workshops are from 6-7:30 pm at the following locations: … Read More »

2014 Water Quality Report – Now Available

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has released its 2014 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 »

Independence Day Office Closure_July 3, 2015

LITTLE ROCK — Central Arkansas Water will observe Independence Day, as a federal holiday, with the closure of offices on Friday, July 3, 2015, and will re-open for business on Monday, July 6. The water utility responds to emergencies 24 hours a day (including holidays).  The telephone number for daytime and after-hour emergencies … 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 »