Cal Water Infrastructure Upgrade Benefits Willows Customers
WILLOWS, Calif.—Today marks the completion of California Water Service's (Cal Water) most recent water infrastructure upgrade in Willows to ensure customers and first responders continue to have the water they need for their everyday and emergency needs. The project is part of Cal Water's commitment to deliver safe and reliable water service to area residents.
In September, crews began installing 1,650 feet of 8-inch PVC water main and 27 individual customer service connections. Crews also installed four new fire hydrants as part of the project. Construction took place on Green Street, from Crestwood Way to North Lassen Street, and on North Lassen Street, from Green Street to Glenwood Lane.
"Our essential workers are committed to delivering a reliable water supply to Willows residents for their drinking, cooking, handwashing, and other household needs. This infrastructure upgrade will help prevent future leaks and water service disruptions while ensuring firefighters have access to the water they need to protect the community in an emergency," said District Manager Evan Markey. "Proactive infrastructure upgrades such as this one are a critical part of our promise to deliver quality, service, and value to our customers."
Cal Water serves about 7,200 people through 2,400 service connections in Willows and about 2 million people through 489,600 service connections in California. The utility has provided water service in the area since 1927. Additional information may be obtained online at www.calwater.com.