Golden State Water serves 2,100 customers in the Clearlake Customer Service Area. As a member of the Clearlake community for more than 35 years, Golden State Water and its employees enjoy participating in annual events and take pride in being an active member of the community.
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.
To view Golden State Water’s 2019 holiday schedule, please click here.
As a regulated utility, Golden State Water’s rates are determined by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) through a General Rate Case (GRC) to ensure customers receive a fair rate for reliable, quality water service.
- Effective Sept. 27, 2019, an average residential customer in the Clearlake Customer Service Area would see a monthly bill increase of $0.177 per 748 gallons (1 Ccf), or approximately 1.1 percent, during the 12-month amortization period.
- Effective June 8, 2019, an average residential customer in the Clearlake Customer Service Area with a 5/8 x 3/4” meter using 5 Ccf per month would see a monthly bill increase of $2.52 from $80.83 to $83.35 compared to 2018 (excluding any applicable surcharges).
- On May 30, 2019, Golden State Water’s GRC was approved by the State of California to set water rates for 2019, 2020 and 2021 and authorize infrastructure investments for the local system. New rates were implemented effective June 8, 2019. Learn more here. (English | Spanish)
- On July 1, 2018, local water rates decreased by 4.33% to pass cost savings from the new lower federal corporate income tax requirement through to customers. Click here to learn more.
More than $1.3 million in infrastructure improvements are planned for 2019 in the Clearlake service area.
The 2019 investments include water supply enhancements, distribution and ongoing improvements designed to replace old meters, mains and safety equipment. Click here to learn more and access a list of projects planned for 2019.
To view current and completed projects in your area, click here.
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.
Local water-use and outdoor irrigation restrictions implemented during the drought emergency have been lifted.