On April 7, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order lifting the drought emergency for most of the state, while asking Californians to continue using water responsibly and make conservation a way of life.

Golden State Water thanks customers for their impressive conservation efforts, and encourages the entire community to continue using water wisely to help keep the state on the path to full drought recovery.

Local water-use and outdoor irrigation restrictions implemented during the drought emergency have been lifted.

Customers are reminded that state law permanently prohibits the following actions that waste potable water:

•  Hosing off sidewalks, driveways and other hardscapes.
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Washing a motor vehicle with a hose, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
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Operating a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is part of a recirculating system.
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Watering outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation.
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The irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians.

Golden State Water serves 2,100 customers in the Clearlake Customer Service Area. As a member of the Clearlake community for the last 36 years, Golden State Water and its employees enjoy participating in annual events and take pride in being an active member of the community.

Office Location
Clearlake CSA
14595 Olympic Drive
Suite A
Clearlake, CA 95422
General Manager: Paul Schubert
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday, excluding holidays 

Average Monthly Residential Water Usage in Clearlake

  • The average residential customer in the Clearlake CSA with a 5/8 x 3/4” meter, using 3,740 gallons (500 cubic feet or 5 Ccf) of water per month.
  • Effective April 20, 2017, the average water bill will be $85.89 excluding any applicable surcharges.
  • Water delivered to customers in the Clearlake System is surface water from Clear Lake, which is treated at Golden State Water’s Sonoma Water Treatment Plant.

 

  • Golden State Water plans to invest more than $390 thousand dollars in local infrastructure improvements in 2017.
  • The 2017 investments include water supply enhancements, distribution and ongoing improvements designed to replace old meters, mains and safety equipment.
  • Learn more.

Local News & Updates

Clearlake hosts the 59th Annual Redbud Parade and Festival
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Golden State Water was proud to show support for the Clearlake community at one of the largest annual events of the year.

Click here for more information.

Update Regarding State-Issued Emergency Drought Regulations
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The state of California recently adopted new emergency drought regulations and made existing water waste restrictions permanent.

Click here for an update.

 

Scam Alert: When in Doubt, Request an ID or Contact Golden State Water

Golden State Water encourages customers to be alert of utility scams.

Click here to learn more.

Drought’s Impact on Water Bills – FAQ About the WRAM/MCBA
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California’s drought emergency has impacted all water customers and utilities throughout the state.

Click here to learn more about the drought’s impact on water bills and the WRAM/MCBA balancing accounts.