Water Treatment


Cloverdale Water Treatment protects public health and the environment by providing a safe and reliable water supply and sustaining water resources, infrastructure, and the environment. By providing water services to households, businesses, schools, hospitals, and others, Cloverdale Water Treatment is achieving its overarching mission. 

Operations are financed and operated in a manner similar to private business enterprise where the intent of the governing body is for the costs (including depreciation) of providing water and sewer services to the general public on a continuing basis to be financed or recovered through user charges. The Division has two operators who are certified by the State of California as the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator and the Shift Water Treatment Plant Operator. Both operators are dual certified as Chief Water Distribution System Operator and Shift Water distribution System Operator. 

The Water Treatment Division operates, maintains, and repairs the following:

  • The Water Treatment plant
  • Seven Drinking Water Wells
  • Two Pump stations 
  • Eleven Storage Tanks
  • Distributes approximately 410-420 million gallons of drinking water annually.
  • Maintain The emergency power infrastructure for the Water Treatment Plant and Pump Stations.
  • Collects required weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual water quality/compliance samples.
  • Operators Update the emergency disinfection plan and the bacteriological sampling plan regularly. 
  • Completes the Monthly Water Treatment plant report, The Annual Water System Report, The annual CCR report, and provides data for numerous other reporting/compliance efforts.

The goal of the Water Treatment Division is to:

  • Continuously provide an adequate supply of water that is free of health hazards and is of acceptable quality to meet demand.
  • Protect the health and welfare of the community by ensuring the continuous operation of the City's water treatment, storage, and distribution systems.
  • To be well prepared for emergency situations, to ensure water demands are meant and emergency storage is maintained.
Water Treatment Plant