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The Rio Alto Water District is a California Water District, a public agency, that is dedicated to providing the highest quality potable water and water reclamation services to its customers in the most efficient and cost effective manner.  The District's Board of Directors and employees aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust and respect in our interaction with each other, our customers, our suppliers and our community.

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Rio Alto Water District Launches a Brand New Website!

We are excited to announce that the wetlands project is completed and the trails are available to the public.  Please adhere to the posted rules so that we all can enjoy the facilities!

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1 Trillion Gallons of Water

1 Trillion Gallons of Water

1 Trillion Gallons of Water.

Sometimes when we hear numbers that large, it's hard to really conceive of what they mean. How much water is 1 trillion gallons, really?
Well, 1 trillion gallons of water is:

  • the amount of water in about 40 million swimming pools. 
  • the amount of water in about 24 billion baths.
  • the amount of water in Florida's Lake Okeechobee (669 square miles).
  • the amount of water used in one year by 11 million homes.

AND . . . 

  • the amount of water wasted every year by household water leaks. Washington Post

That's really an astounding figure. Every year, enough water to serve 11 million homes is needlessly wasted. (EPA ) Down the drain. That leaky faucet or constantly-running toilet is more than just an annoyance; it is wasting water at an alarming rate. 

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