Del Oro's offices will be closed on Monday, May, 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day.


For 24-hour customer support or emergency, please call:


For Billing or Service Inquiries:

Larkspur Meadows District

To contact a Customer Service Representative,
Larkspur Meadows District customers please dial 530-717-2522

Para hablar con un Represente de Servicio al Cliente,
clientes de
Larkspur Meadows District por favor marque 530-717-2522

Larkspur Meadows District serves the Larkspur Meadows Subdivision and vicinity, located approximately one mile south of the City of Red Bluff, in Tehama County, California.

 2023 Meter Reading Schedule    



June 9, 2021: Customers are asked to voluntarily conserve water due to this year's extremely dry conditions. Please read the NOTICE that was mailed with the June 9, 2021 bills.

The complete list of restrictions can also be found in Rule 14.1. Alternate watering days and water prohibitions are in effect for ALL Districts.

In Progress

There are no projects in progress at this time.


Improvements to date

Good news! Del Oro has completed the installation of a generator for Larkspur Meadows District to provide back-up power to keep water flowing during Public Safety Power Shutoffs and other power outages. The new generator will automatically power the system during a a power outage, allowing us to continue serving our customers during these events.


All services have been upgraded with meters. Metered rates are in effect as of August 2020.


Service Charges
The Service Charge is a Readiness to Serve Charge which is applicable to all metered water service and to which is added the charge for water used, computed at the Quantity Rate below.

New Service Advance Deposit $ 204.84
Applies to all new accounts  
Meter Size Monthly Charge
5/8 by 3/4 inch (most homes have these) $    51.21
3/4 inch $    76.82
1 inch $   128.03
1 1/2 inch $   256.06
2 inch $   409.71
3 inch $   768.19
4 inch $ 1,280.32
6 inch $ 2,560.65
Quantity Rate  
For all water used, per 100 cubic feet $ 1.751
Late Fee  
For monthly bills not paid by the due date $ 10.00

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Reimbursement Surcharge
A 0.8% surcharge is required to be added to all customers' bills, which is calculated on all amounts due and is forwarded to the Commission throughout the year.

Other Services and Fees
Please see the back of your bill for additional information about other services and fees.

Special Conditions - Larkspur Meadows Annual GENERAL METERED Service
  1. The Service Charge is a readiness-to-serve charge which is applicable to all metered water
    service and to which is added to the charge for water used computed at the Quantity Rates.
  2. All bills are subject to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Reimbursement Fee set forth in Schedule No. UF.
  3. A late charge will be imposed per Schedule No. LC.
  4. In accordance with Section 2714 of the Public Utilities Code, if a tenant in a rental unit leaves owing the company, service to subsequent tenants in that unit will, at the company's option, be furnished on the account of the landlord or property owner.
  5. The annual service charge applies to service during the 12 month period commencing January 1 and is due in advance. If a permanent resident of the area has been a customer of the utility for at least 12 months, the resident may elect, at the beginning of the calendar year, to pay prorated service charges in advance at intervals of less than one year in accordance with the utility's established billing periods.
  6. The established billing cycle for water used is monthly.
  7. The opening bill for meter service, except upon conversion from flat rate service, shall be established after the first day of any year, the portion of such annual charge applicable to the current year shall be determined by multiplying the annual charge by one three-hundred-sixty-fifth (1/365) of the number of days remaining in the calendar year. The balance of the payment of the initial annual charge shall be credited against the charges for the succeeding annual period. If service is not continued for at least one year after the date of initial service, no refund of the initial annual charges shall be due the customers.
  8. The CPUC granted and approved on January 1, 2020, for the Larkspur Meadows District an Interim Rate Increase, followed by Resolution No. W-5229 dated August 6, 2020, granting a General Rate Increase and eliminating the $10.54 Lost Revenue Surcharge. With approval of this Advice Letter No. 523, DOWCLM is granted reimbursement of the under-collected revenues in the amount of $1,407.93 as a one-time surcharge over approximately forty-eight (48) billing cycles at $0.86 per customer per month, or until the net shortfall is reimbursed. If over-collection of funds occurs, a credit will be issued to the customers.

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