Industry News

San Jose Water is Getting Prepared

The month of September is here! Children are back in school, the leaves are beginning to change, and South Bay weather is cooling off. September also marks the beginning of National Preparedness Month. Now in its 15th year, National Preparedness Month is a nationwide, month-long effort which encourages and reminds us all to prepare and plan for disasters or emergencies in our homes, businesses, and communities.

Climate Change's Impact on Water

Climate change isn’t exactly a new subject, but there’s a lot that we’re still learning about it, such as how it works, what its effects will be, and when we’ll see those changes take place. In the water utility industry, climate change is changing our assumptions about the availability and quality of our water supply and how to manage this precious resource.

Montevina Water Treatment Plant Now Serving San Jose Water Customers

Earlier today, San Jose Water's CEO Eric W. Thornburg and President and COO Andrew Gere were joined by Los Gatos Mayor Rob Rennie, and Santa Clara Valley Water District Director Gary Kremen to unveil the SJW's newest, state-of-the-art water treatment facility. The ceremony included HDR Constructor's President Doug Lisak, HDR as the design-build partner helped to bring this project through design and construction and has supported it's return to operation.

Water 101

You know water is important. You know we rely on water for most aspects of our life, from laundry, to cooking, to bathing, and everything in between. But what do you REALLY know about water?

Cape Town Conservation Postpones Day Zero

We know that earth’s resources are limited – but to what extent? Here in California, we are fortunate to have multiple sources of water as well as substantial emergency drought measures that will help carry us through difficult times. Not all countries, however, have the means to do so.

Water Treatment Upgrades Arrive at Montevina

Santa Cruz Mountain Montevina Plant to begin full operation this week.

Temporary Water Source Change For Some San Jose Water Customers

Residents on the west side of San Jose Water’s service area will temporarily receive groundwater.

Our Favorite Sources for Water News

Here are our four favorite sites for staying up to date about water news, as well as sources we recommend for learning about the complex water industry.

5 Steps for a Small Business Water Checkup

Reducing water consumption not only keeps a business compliant with local and state laws, it can decrease water and energy bill costs as well.