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Operation & Maintenance
The Operations Department is under the direction of the Operations Manager and oversees:
- Water Production
- Water Maintenance
- Wastewater Maintenance
- Water Quality
- Water Treatment
- Facilities Maintenance
- Fleet Maintenance
- Meter Services
Water Production Division
The Water Production Department is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the District’s water distribution facilities including water pumps, tanks, and reservoirs to ensure the delivery of safe, quality water. All Water Production staff is certified by the State Water Resources Control Board and is experienced in Water Treatment and Production. The department oversees the operation of:
- 16 groundwater wells
- 24 pump stations
- 18 reservoirs
- 16 wellhead treatment systems
- One Granular Activated Carbon Treatment Facility
- One Blending Treatment Facility
- One 4-8 MGD Surface Water Treatment Plant within 6 Pressure Zones
- All Water Quality Sampling and Monitoring Duties
- All Calls and Emergencies Related to Water Quality
- Cross Connection/Backflow Compliance
North Fork Water Company
North Fork Water Company is a mutual water company that secures surface water from the Santa Ana River and other available sources for delivery to its shareholders. East Valley Water District owns 98.4% of the outstanding shares of the company. To learn more about North Fork Water Company, click here.
Water Maintenance Division
The Maintenance Department performs regular routine maintenance of the water distribution system, responds to mainline leaks, and performs repairs and replacement of pipelines. Staff is certified by the State Water Resources Control Board and is trained to perform the following duties:
- Water line flushing and valve inspection/operation
- Fire hydrant flushing
- Repair of mainline leaks, fire hydrants, and meters
- Replacement or relocation of water and sewer mains, service lines, and fire hydrants
- Cleaning and maintenance of the sewer collection systems
- Maintenance of District fleet and heavy equipment
- Monitoring water pressure
Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about water pressure in your home or other water quality questions? Click on here for answers to frequently asked questions.
Water Testing & Treatment
The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Public Health set water quality standards and regulations in order to ensure that water districts, like East Valley Water District, continue to provide the highest quality of water to customers.
District staff takes regular samples for water quality and compliance with these standards and regulations. The District has always met these standards. Our laboratory costs for monitoring water quality in 2018 were $95,000. To view our annual testing results, please review our annual Consumer Confidence Reports.
For more information or questions regarding our water quality, please contact Water Quality Coordinator Mike Hurst at (909) 772-5154.
Sterling Natural Resource Center
The Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC) will provide a sustainable new water supply to the region by recycling and treating up to 10 million gallons of water per day using technology known as Membrane Bioreactors (MBR). This wastewater treatment process combines ﬁltration with biological treatment to dramatically reduces the amount of space needed to operate the facility and allows for the processes to be completely self-contained. Learn more about the SNRC here.