Board of Directors Meeting Schedule
Rules and Regulations
Payment Options and E-Statements
Information (EMD Only)
Water Meter Audit Program
What Not To Flush
Water Treatment Plant and xeriscape garden
The Water Department is responsible for the
operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant and the
distribution system (pump stations and reservoirs). Operations of
the water treatment plant consist of sampling and testing,
evaluating, monitoring the system using computer technologies, and
making equipment and process adjustments. Operations of the
distribution system include adjusting pumps and reservoir levels
to meet the needs of the community.
Treatment Flow Diagram
of Water Treatment Process
injection to raw water
Potassium permanganate: Used to remove iron, manganese, and taste and odor causing
Polyaluminum chloride: Used to attract particles together.
Ash: Used to adjust pH for chemical treatment.
process is a slow mix of the water and chemicals. As the chemicals and
small particles come into contact with each other, the small particles
begin combining together to form bigger particles.
process filters all particles bigger than 0.1 micron in size. Membrane
filtration filters particles so small that a person needs a microscope
to see them.
Injection to treated water
Used to disinfect the water.
Used to prevent tooth decay.
Ash: Used to adjust pH for corrosion control.