Lake Alpine Water Company (LAWC)

A privately owned Class D water utility serving Bear Valley, California in Alpine County. LAWC is dedicated to being the best Class D water company in California by providing drinking water of the highest quality and knowledgeable and friendly customer service.    Read More →


Recent News and Updates

Creek Enhancement Day at Bear Lake

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Lake Alpine Water Company has teamed up with the Alpine Watershed Group to give Bear Lake some loving attention. On September 17, we have a volunteer work day to build a bridge along the walking path off the big beach and to plant willows along to creek to provide shade and bug habitat for the trout.  Please join us on Sunday, September 17 from 9 am to noon at the Big Beach.  Bring gloves and shovels if you have them.  Thank you!

Disinfection Byproduct Levels above drinking water standards

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Our water system did not meet a drinking water standard in the third quarter, July-September of 2017. We monitor on a quarterly basis for the presence of drinking water contaminants including disinfection byproducts.  Testing results we received on July 31, 2017 for samples taken on July 17, 2017 were 43.3 parts per billion which is below the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for Haloacetic Acids (HAA) of 60 parts per billion. However, the annual average level of HAA was 85.4 parts per billion, therefore a water quality notice was required. For the full notice,

Winter Ice on Bear Lake

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A friendly reminder to stay off of Bear Lake! Please do not risk your life or your equipment to the stability of the ice on Bear Lake. With the new aeration system emitting bubbles to the surface, the lake will not completely freeze over.  Stay safe and stay off!  Thank you!

RLAWC Surcharge for Intervenor Compensation

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The California Public Utilities Commission approved a second intervenor compensation reimbursement to the Ratepayers of Lake Alpine Water Company for their protest of the application of ownership by the Aspen Forest Investment Company, LLC. There will be a surcharge on monthly invoices for January - April of 2017. For the detailed customer notice, please click here.

Revised SDW Surcharges

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This customer notice was recently mailed with your November invoice.  It has information about the revised SDW surcharges we collect for the Safe Drinking Water loan repayment fund.  Thank you!

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