Water Department staff maintains the city water system from production at the well fields and storage at various reservoir sites through distribution to city water customers. Duties include repair of leaking service lines by replacement from the main to the water meter, repairing damage to the main distribution system and maintaining the well pumps, reservoirs and booster pumps. Maintenance of water quality to meet state water quality standards is a priority.
Because of lack of rain, Sonoma County is experiencing severe drought conditions that will persist through of 2021 and perhaps longer. On April 21, 2021, the State of California declared a drought emergency in the Russian River watershed that spans Sonoma and Mendocino counties.
Drought and Conservation Resources
Rebates for water conservation can be found our water rebates page.