Protecting our Community, Safeguarding the Environment
This service level reflects the amount of tertiary-treated
wastewater that is used for beneficial purposes, such as
irrigation, instead of being discharged to the Sacramento River.
The target for this service level is to recycle enough water to
irrigate between 200 and 300 acres per year.
This service level represents our commitment to environmental
stewardship and enhancing the water supply through water
The amount of water recycling is highly dependent on planning and
implementing water recycling projects. This includes selecting
projects; mobilizing support for projects; formalizing
partnerships and agreements to support projects; permitting;
acquiring financing; and designing and constructing new
facilities. In the short term, the amount of water recycled is
driven by the recycled water demand and operation of the existing