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UTILITY COMPANY

PUBLIC AGENCY
YUCAIPA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

WATER AGENCY, CALIFORNIA, USA

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YUCAIPA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
12770 2nd St
Yucaipa
CA 92399
USA
Phone: +1 909-797-5117

WE ARE A PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY

Our agency serves 35,000 people. We provide water and water treatment services to the City of Yucaipa and the City of Calimesa.

Environmental Sustainability | Water Treatment and Supply

Outstanding leadership in setting standards for sustainability reporting for water treatment in California, USA.
Water conservation public outreach program for children in the community.
30% recycled water in 2016. The recycled water is used for irrigation.
An extra water meter for irrigation water. The recycled irrigation water is supplied in a separate pipe system.
Yucaipa Valley Water District improves the secure water supply depending less on imported water in dry seasons.

A selection of our World Actions.

         
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  GREEN ENERGY IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH AND WE PLAN TO PRODUCE AND USE MORE OF IT.    
           
  OUR SLUDGE IS PREPARED TO BE ANOTHER RESOURCE. OUR SLUDGE IS RECYCLED BY A THIRD PARTY WHICH SAVES RESOURCES.    
           
  COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY: RECYCLED WATER CAN BE PICKED UP AND USED FOR IRRIGATION.    
           
  OUR RECYCLED WATER SAVES FRESH WATER RESOURCES.    
           
  WE HAVE INSTALLED A BRINELINE TO DISPOSE OF BRINE IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WAY.    
           
  WE ARE ONE OF THE FIRST TO DOCUMENT SUSTAINABILITY IN WATER TREATMENT IN CA, USA.    
           
  REPLENISHED GROUNDWATER GIVES YOU SECURITY IN TIMES OF DROUGHT. WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON A PROJECT.    
           
  AS PIONEERS IN COMMUNICATING SUSTAINABILITY ON WHOGREEN WE HELP THE BROADER SOCIETY GET INFORMED.    
           
  THE NEXT GENERATION WILL BE GREENER BECAUSE WE INFORM KIDS IN SCHOOL ABOUT HOW TO CONSERVE WATER.    
           
  OUR ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP, INITIATED BY JOSEPH ZOBA INSPIRES OTHER AGENCIES.    
           
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Water Reuse Scores

 
30% of treated water is Reused.
Water resource to irrigation water
 
The Goal is to Reuse 80% of water.
Water resource to irrig. and drinking water
 
 

 

Green Energy Scores

 
10-15% Clean, renwable energy by own production in 2017.
Heat recovery
 
Clean, renewable energy goal of 90%
from own production.
Bioenergy to electricity. Heat recovery
 
 

State of California's green goals

CO2 reduction requirements

Yucaipa Valley Water District acts under California state law, which requires California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030.

Local requirements for air quality

Air permits and biogas recovery in IC-engines

Yucaipa Valley Water District acts under the South Coast Air Quality Management district. The air permits prevents the agency from burning biogas in IC-engines without cleaning the gas from polluting particles. Extra considerations for energy recovery are needed.

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