DATE: JUNE 5, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cathy Z. Hollomon, Water Resources Planner, CLWA (661) 297-1600, ext. 282
NOTICE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR
DRINKING WATER QUALITY
FROM THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FAMILY OF WATER SUPPLIERS
Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA), CLWA Santa Clarita Water Division, Los Angeles County Waterworks District #36, Newhall County Water District, and the Valencia Water Company continuously work to ensure you and your neighbors have a reliable and high quality water supply at a reasonable price. The State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water requires water agencies to provide all customers an annual report on the quality of drinking water and to show how it meets federal and state drinking water standards.
This 2017 Annual Water Quality Report describes in detail the quality of local water supplies in the Santa Clarita Valley during 2016. There is additional explanation of the requirements and test results in the report. This year we are posting the report on our websites and mailing notices of its availability to customers in order to save our ratepayers money and still comply with current law.
To view the 2017 Annual Water Quality Report, go to any of the websites of the water suppliers noted above or access it at the Santa Clarita Valley Family of Water Suppliers website:
or the CLWA website at:
Paper copies of the 2017 Water Quality Report can be obtained by contacting your local water retailer identified in the report.
The Santa Clarita Valley Family of Water Suppliers consists of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, CLWA Santa Clarita Water Division, Los Angeles County Waterworks District #36, Newhall County Water District and the Valencia Water Company.
About the Castaic Lake Water Agency:
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is the Santa Clarita Valley’s public water wholesaler and operates the retail Santa Clarita Water Division, serving over 30,000 retail services. CLWA is one of 29 State Water Project contractors and receives water imported from northern California and Kern County through the California Aqueduct. CLWA operates two large surface water treatment plants, a groundwater treatment facility, three major pump stations, three water storage facilities and over 45 miles of large diameter transmission pipelines delivering water to four local water retailers. Our mission is to provide reliable, quality water at a reasonable cost to the Santa Clarita Valley. www.clwa.org
About CLWA Santa Clarita Water Division:
Santa Clarita Water is a division of the Castaic Lake Water Agency (SCWD). SCWD is a water retailer that serves approximately 123,000 people with over 30,000 service connections in portions of the City of Santa Clarita in the communities of Canyon Country, Newhall, and Saugus and unincorporated portions of Los Angeles County. SCWD supplies water from local groundwater sources and CLWA imported water. www.scwater.org
About Los Angeles County Waterworks District #36:
Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts (LACWD) is a network of public water systems formed pursuant to Division 16, County Waterworks Districts of the California Water Code. LACWD currently provides retail water service to five County Waterworks Districts. District #36, Val Verde, serves a population of about 5,150 people through 1,350 service connections in a portion of the Santa Clarita Valley. www.lacwaterworks.org
About Newhall County Water District:
Newhall County Water District, created in 1953, is one of four water purveyors in the Santa Clarita Valley and currently supplies a population of more than 44,000 with over 9,700 service connections. Governed by a five-member Board of Directors, elected at large by residents of the district, its 34-square mile service area includes four distinct geographical areas in the valley – Castaic, Newhall, Pinetree, and Tesoro. www.ncwd.org
About Valencia Water Company:
Valencia Water Company (Valencia) serves approximately 118,000 people with over 31,000 service connections in the Santa Clarita Valley, including Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, and portions of Newhall, Saugus, and Castaic. Valencia supplies its customers with high-quality water supplied from local wells and from imported supplies. Valencia has served the Santa Clarita Valley since 1965. The Valencia Water Company is a private corporation whose stock is owned by the Castaic Lake Water Agency. www.valenciawater.com