Why is CVWD using recycled water?
As customers move into the CVWD service area, the district looks for alternative water supplies to enhance our existing supplies. CVWD currently gets its water from local surface waters, groundwater, and imported water. Using recycled water to meet landscape and industrial demands enables CVWD to keep the potable drinking water for human consumption needs.

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1. Why is CVWD using recycled water?
2. Do we need recycled water even during years with heavy rain?
3. What is recycled water and where does it come from?
4. Are they going to use recycled water on front yards?
5. What happens if someone accidentally drinks recycled water?
6. Can my kids get sick from playing on grass irrigated with recycled water? What about my dog?
7. Will recycled water increase my rates?
8. How much is this recycled water program going to cost?
9. How will the district keep recycled water separate from the drinking water system? Is it guaranteed that the two will not mix?
10. How will I know where recycled water is being used?
11. Where will recycled water be used?
12. Who monitors and regulates recycled water?
13. How do you know if the water is being treated safely?
14. Is recycled water safe?
15. Does this mean that the city can continue to build thousands of homes?