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2021 Scheduled Winter Shutdown begins November 1, 2021

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has finalized its schedule for the annual maintenance shutdown for the Coastal Branch of the State Water Project.  This shutdown will require approximately 2 to 2 ½ weeks, depending on the location of your Turnout. Both DWR and CCWA will complete required maintenance work.  To accommodate this work, CCWA staff will shut down participant Turnouts as follows:

  • All Turnouts will be shut down between 7:00 AM and 12:00 noon on Monday November 1, 2021.

Once the shutdown maintenance work is complete, CCWA will activate Turnouts and resume water deliveries as follows:

  • Water deliveries for the Golden State Water Company, City of Santa Maria, City of Guadalupe, Lopez, Chorro Valley and Shandon Turnouts will initiated between 8:00 AM and 12:00 noon on Monday, November 15, 2021.
  •  Water deliveries for Vandenberg Air Force Base, City of Buellton, City of Solvang and Santa Ynez RWCD ID#1 Turnouts will be targeted for Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

For more information, please see this memo from Deputy Director of Opeations John Brady.