The East Bay Municipal Utility District says beginning this weekend, a drought-related shift in its water operations will mean a change to the taste and smell of tap water for the 1.3 million people in the service area.
Residents who live in the Contra Costa Water District say their tap water has been tasting strange lately.
Wholesale Water Supplier To Half California’s Population Quickly Running Through Supplies As Drought Drags On
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has run through two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought.
The source for Santa Clara County’s newest, cleanest and virtually limitless water is the new $68 million sewage treatment plant near Alviso, but the ultra clean water won’t be going into homes due to the stigma regarding recycled water.
The technology provides treated water to the tap.