On July 26, 2016 the City of Claremont rescinded its Level 2 Water Shortage Level and went back to a Level 1. Under Level 1, residents are still required to use a shut-off nozzle when watering outdoors, curb water runoff, not water 48 hours after rain, and may not water sidewalks or driveways. Residents may also water three days a week between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. for 15 minutes per station. Below are the days residents may water outdoors
07/28/2016 8:08 AM
The City began its “right to take” trial over the City’s proposed acquisition of the Claremont Water System on June 14, 2016. Over the past six weeks, the City and Golden State Water Company have presented witness testimony supporting their respective positions. On July 15, 2016, both sides rested their cases. The matter is now before the trial judge for consideration. The judge will have 90 days to issue a decision.
06/14/2016 4:07 PM
Outdoor irrigation is limited to two days a week.
04/24/2015 12:05 PM
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Claremont City Council approved a tentative agreement with Golden State Water Company to settle legal fees owed to the company as a result of the court decision in the water system acquisition trial.
10/11/2017 11:15 AM
Mosquitoes are not only annoying, they can spread dangerous and sometimes deadly infections like the West Nile and Zika virus.
Golden State Water Company has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission requesting to increase their rates over a three-year period for service in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
The Pooch Park is currently closed for a renovation project. The Pooch Park Renovation Project is anticipated to take about five months and the park is scheduled to re-open in December 2017.
06/02/2017 5:24 PM
Planners for the Village South Specific Plan have begun work developing new zoning, development standards, and design guidelines for 17 acres of underutilized industrial and commercial land located just south of the Village. As a first step in the process, City staff and consultants are conducting interviews and seeking comments from all interested citizens.
04/20/2017 2:44 PM
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04/17/2017 9:57 AM
Effective April 1, 2017, parking fees have changed for the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park and Thompson Creek Trail parking lots on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Parking lot fees for Saturday and Sunday mornings from opening until 10:00 a.m. will be $5.00 for every four hours, and will remain $3.00 for all other days and times.
Claremont was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Court Issues Tentative Ruling Granting Golden State Water Company over $7.5 Million in Claimed Litigation Expenses and Costs
A new insect is threatening Claremont’s Urban Forest. The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) is a new insect that surfaced here in California just a few short years ago, and has now made its way into Claremont with the potential to kill many of Claremont’s stately trees. The insect carries a pathogenic fungal disease that can kill trees. There is a wide host of trees that the borer goes after, but the most susceptible trees that are of concern in Claremont are the California Sycamore and Coast Live Oak trees.