You turn on your tap, fill your glass, and enjoy a cool drink of water. Pretty easy, huh? It’s not as easy as you might think - your drinking water goes through a carefully monitored step-by-step water system to make sure it is clean and safe before it reaches your home, as outlined here:
- Active Production Wells: The District has 4 active wells that produce 8,450 gallons per minute.
- Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Treatment Facilities: GAC treatment removes contaminants and enhances the quality of the water.
- Chlorine Disinfection Stations: By dosing the water with chlorine the District knows your water is safe to drink.
- Water Storage Reservoir: All 6 of the District reservoirs total 10 million gallons of water.
- Booster Pumps: The District operates and maintains 17 booster pumps.
- Water Main Pipelines: The District maintains 120 miles of water main pipelines.
- Water Delivery Service Lines: There are 12,470 water delivery service lines installed throughout the service area.
- Water Meters: The District maintains 12,470 water meters throughout the service area.