What causes water hardness and what should I know about water softeners?
The District’s primary water source comes from shallow alluvial wells that have been exposed to underground mineral deposits. The hardness of the water comes from naturally occurring minerals, primarily dissolved calcium and magnesium. The dissolved minerals result in your drinking water averaging 21 grains / gallon (359mg/L) hardness.More...

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1. How should I care for my trees and shrubs during dry months?
2. What are my bill paying options?
3. Where can I view the District's Water Quality Report?
4. What causes water hardness and what should I know about water softeners?
5. Where can I find information regarding backflow devices and inspections?
6. Where can I find information on water-efficient devices?
7. Where can I find the District's Water Conservation Plan?
8. Where can I find information regarding indoor and outdoor efficient water products?
9. Does the District offer rebates for purchasing water efficient appliances?
10. Is the District using renewable energy resources?