Following are the mission statement, vision statement, and core values statement for the North Tahoe Public Utility District. Adopted January 12, 2016.
The mission, vision and core values listed below were adopted as part of the District's Strategic Planning process. You can read more about that process by clicking here.
The mission of the North Tahoe Public Utility District is to be effective environmental stewards through the provision of efficient, safe and accountable water and sewer service; and to provide, promote and support local and regional recreation and event facilities and activities for residents and visitors that enhance the well-being of our community.
The vision for the North Tahoe Public Utility District is that we will provide the highest quality water and sewer systems, efficiently and economically managing for future demands, and that we will provide outstanding recreational facilities and services that are responsive to our community, while fostering positive long-term relationships with employees, customers, suppliers and partner agencies.
Leadership Core Values
- Public and environmental safety - at the highest level
- Open Communications - be open to all points of view
- Customer Service Excellence - provide exemplary customer service, and meet or exceed our customers' expectations
- Transparency and Honesty - be fair, straightforward and factual
- Public Trust - be committed to earning this every day
- Protecting the Environment - be good stewards of what we have been given
- Innovation and Creative Solutions - contribute and be receptive to new ideas
- Cooperation - efficiencies come from collaboration and teamwork
- Accountability - be responsible, deliberate, accurate and clear
- Fiscal Stewardship - exercise careful watch over public funds
The North Tahoe Public Utility District provides sewage collection and transport services to our residents, the Tahoe Truckee Sanitation Agency is the agency that provides regional treatment services. Read about why you get two bills and details on all the agency that transport sewage to the regional treatment plant.
The District was incorporated on July 23, 1948 pursuant to the provisions of the Public Utility District Act. Click here to view the District's Certificate of Incorporation.
|District Facts||Sewer Department||Water Department||Recreation & Parks Department|
|Founded||July 1948||November 1967||May 1968|
|Service Area||4,160 acres, 6.5 square miles||2,186 acres, 3.4 square miles, some areas of the District are served by Agate or Fulton Water companies||4,160 acres, 6.5 square miles|
|Number of Customers (2015)||5223||3,872 (Tahoe Main System - 3216, Carnelian System - 226, Dollar System - 272 These numbers don't include fire services)||5456 Parcels contribute to CFD 94-1|
|Length of Gravity Lines||74.8 miles||53.8 miles|
|Average Age of Lines||50 years||32.1 years|
|Length of Force Mains||6.6 miles||N/A|
|Number of Manholes (2014)||1,720||N/A|
|Range of Pipe Size||6" to 36" diameter||1" to 16" diameter|
|Number of Main Pumping Facilities||4||3: 1 lake source, 2 well sources|
|Number of Satellite / Booster Stations||14||3|
|Number of Tanks/Capacity||6.0 million gallons per day at Dollar Lift Station||8 tanks, 4,650,000 gallons|
|2014 Average Daily Flow (Sewer) or Production (Water)||716,876 gallons||1,160,000 gallons|
|2014 Annual Flow (Sewer)||261,660,000 gallons|
|Peak Daily Flow (2014)||Aug 7, 8, 9 & 10 July - 1.80 million gallons per day|
|Annual Water Production (2014)||423,400,000 gallons|
|Highest Water Production Month (2014)||July 2014 - 57,672,000 gallons|
|Highest Water Production Month on Record||August 2008
70 million gallons
|2015-2016 Annual Operating Budget||$6,574,069||$3,773,496||$2,029,562|
- North Tahoe Regional Park
- North Tahoe Event Center
- Tahoe Vista Offices & Corporate Yard
- Tahoe Vista Recreation Area
California Special Districts provide a wide array of services to residents and are governed by locally elected representatives. The North Tahoe/Truckee area has more than 17 special districts that provide services such as sewer, water, recreation and parks, fire, hospital, airport, cemetery and more!