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Emergency Repair & Boil Water Notice Updates

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Calaveras Public Utility District Water System in conjunction with the State Water Resources Control Board, and/or Calaveras County Health Department, has determined that, through abatement of the health hazard and comprehensive testing of the water, your water is safe to drink. 

It is no longer necessary to boil your tap water or for you to consume bottled water.

Cancellation of Boil Water Notice 8.12.20

Friday, August 7, 2020

Boil Water Notice 8.10.2020

The area of High School Street, 174 W. St. Charles Street and 254 W. St. Charles Street in San Andreas will be experiencing a water outage due to a leak repair for approximately 8 hours starting at 8am on Monday, August 10, 2020.  Please call the office at (209) 754-9442 or check back on the website for updates and more information.  Sorry for any inconvenience. 

Due to the scheduled water repair and outage, Calaveras Public Utility District, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water and Calaveras County Public Health Department are advising residents of High School Street, 174 W. St. Charles Street and 254 W. St. Charles Street in San Andreas to only use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes as a safety precaution to avoid stomach or intestinal illness.  Effected customers were notified on Friday, August 7, 2020.    

We will inform you when tests show that water is safe to drink and you no longer need to boil your water. We anticipate resolving the problem by Thursday, August 13, 2020.

If you have questions about other uses of tap water, such as bathing and dish washing, please call your water system or read this guidance: dwa-comm-toolbox/before/tools/What-to-Do-During-a-Boil-Water-Advisory.docx


California's comprehensive and safe drinking water standards require a multi-step treatment process that includes filtration and disinfection.  This process removes and kills viruses, including coronaviruses such as COVID-19, as well as bacteria and other pathogens.  For more information, view the Fact Sheet below.     

SWRCB Fact Sheet