Project Updates

A Water Supply Solution is in Sight

A new water supply for the Monterey Peninsula is now in sight. This direct mail piece was distributed to customers in March 2014. Download a copy.

- March 17, 2014

Progress Report Newsletter: CDM Constructors Selected

After a nine-month procurement process, California American Water selected CDM Constructors to design and build the desalination component of its $277 million Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project. Download the Progress Report pdf. All of the Progress Reports are available on the Project Updates page.

- January 31, 2014

Working to Solve Monterey's Water Shortage

The Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP) is California American Water’s solution to the region’s ongoing water supply crisis. The project includes a desalination facility and additional aquifer storage capacity. Combined with ongoing conservation efforts, the MPWSP will ensure a reliable, long-term water supply for our community.

Countdown to 12/31/16

December 31st, 2016 is the deadline issued by the California state water board to reduce pumping from the Carmel River by 70%.