Utility Operations

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The Utility Operations Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the District’s Water and Sewer systems.

The Sewer system includes the following assets:

  • 75 Miles of Gravity Sewer Line
  • 6.6 Miles of Sewer Force Main
  • 4 Collection Sewer Pump Stations
  • 14 Satellite Sewer Pump Stations
  • 1720 Sewer Manholes

A variety of service activities are required to maintain and operate District sewer systems:

  • Sewer Line Cleaning
  • Sewer Spill Response
  • Pump Station Maintenance
  • Easement Clearing and Maintenance
  • Manhole Cleaning
  • Sewer Line Repair
  • Video Inspections of Sewer Lines
  • Service Connection Maintenance
  • Underground Service Alert Marking

The Water system includes the following assets:

  • 3,828 Metered Service Connections

       3140 Single Family

       255 Mutli-Family

       245 Commercial

       72 Irrigation

       116 Fire

  • Production and Treatment of 423.3 Million Gallons of Water in 2014

National Avenue Water Treatment Plant and Park Well - 374 Million Gallons

Carnelian Wood Well - 23.5 Million Gallons

Dollar Cove (Purchased from Tahoe City Public Utility District) - 25.8 Million Gallons

  • Seven (7) Water Tanks with 4.15 Million Gallons of Storage
  • Six (6) Pressure Zones
  • Three (3) Booster Systems
  • Two (2) Wells
  • Three (3) Lake Intakes

Services provided in the Water Department:

  • Service and Main Repair
    • Leak Location & Repairs
    • Hydrant Testing
    • Installations
    • Service Replacements
    • Valve Servicing
    • Water Meter Box Replacements
    • Freeze Protection
    • Easement Clearing and Maintenance
  • Water Production, Treatment and Distribution
    • Maintain and Operate Water Treatment Plant
    • Maintain and Operate Wells
    • Maintain and Operate Booster Pump Stations
    • Maintain and Operate Water Storage Tanks
    • Customer Service Repairs
    • Water Main Repairs
  • Water Quality and Reporting
    • Response to Customer Complaints
    • Routine Monitoring and Testing
    • Monthly Reporting
    • Annual Reporting
    • Annual Consumer Confidence Report
    • Reporting
  • Meter Reading and Repair
    • Monthly Reading
    • Meter Testing
    • Meter Replacement
    • Service Replacement
    • New Services
    • Customer Complaints
    • Leak Reports