California Water Service Continues Water Infrastructure Upgrades to Improve Water Supply Reliability and Fire Protection in Stockton

STOCKTON, Calif.—California Water Service (Cal Water) is undertaking several water infrastructure upgrades that will improve water supply reliability and fire protection throughout Stockton. The projects include installation of more than 15,000 feet of new water main.

Residents may have noticed work in the following locations:

  • Charter Way/Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, from Center Street to California Street
  • Country Club Avenue, from Fraser to Franklin, including the residential neighborhood south of Country Club
  • Michigan and Monterey, from Mission Avenue to Pershing Avenue
  • Drake and Hinkley, from Horner Avenue to Main Street
  • Sonora Street, from Hunter Avenue to American
  • San Joaquin Street, from Washington to Church, including smaller portions of Sutter and California streets
  • Jackson and Clay, from Harrison Street to El Dorado Street
  • Harding Way, from Pilgrim to Wilson Way

"These infrastructure improvements help Cal Water maintain a reliable water supply for both everyday and emergency needs, while also preventing water loss from aging pipes," said Jeremiah Mecham, Stockton District Manager. "We appreciate our customers, neighbors, and motorists for their patience as we complete these projects."

As these projects have spanned many areas, Cal Water also appreciates the cooperation of multiple agencies, including City of Stockton, San Joaquin County Public Works, Caltrans, and OmniTrax railroad.

About California Water Service

California Water Service provides high-quality, reliable water utility services to about 173,900 people through 44,900 service connections in Stockton, and about 2 million people through 496,400 service connections statewide. What sets Cal Water apart is its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for its customers and communities. Guided daily by their promise to provide quality, service, and value, the utility's employees lead the way in working to protect the planet, care for people, and operate with the utmost integrity. Integral to Cal Water's strategy is investing responsibly in infrastructure, sustainability initiatives, and community well-being. The utility has been named one of "America's Most Responsible Companies" and "America's Most Trustworthy Companies" by Newsweek and a Great Place to Work®. More information is available at