Agricultural reuse refers to recycled water used in an agricultural setting. Municipal water is treated and used again, employing practical and efficient processes to meet specific quality standards for the intended end use.
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CVWD has been providing recycled water to customers since 1969.
A designated recycled water on-site supervisor is required to attend training at CVWD at least once every three years.
No. Existing below-ground pipes do not need to be retrofitted to purple pipes when a site switches to recycled water. However, above-ground fixtures, such as irrigation valves and control boxes, must be labeled and tagged with purple. All newly installed or repaired pipes must be the appropriate color purple.
Yes, all areas where recycled water is in use that are accessible to the public shall be posted with signs that are visible to the public, in size no less than 4 inches high by 8 inches wide, that includes the following wording: "RECYCLED WATER - DO NOT DRINK."