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Recycled Water Use Rules and Regulations

EVMWD’s Recycled Water meets strict State of California standards for treatment and quality; and is deemed suitable for many beneficial uses, including:

  • Irrigation of parks, playgrounds, school yards, common areas, nurseries, freeway landscaping and golf courses
  • Recreational use including fishing and boating
  • Industrial processing, commercial laundries, and soil compaction

Customers interested in learning about the availability of recycled water are encouraged to contact the District’s Engineering Development Department at (951) 674-3146 ext. 8427.

State regulations require safe use of recycled water in a manner that is protective of public health and the environment. EVMWD has adopted Recycled Water Rules and Regulations to promote recycled water use with State requirements.

The District’s Water Protection Department will work with customers to ensure they are in compliance will all regulations. Please contact Water Protection with any questions at (951) 674-3146 ext. 8338.

For more information about the Recycled Water Program, please email Mike Ali, Water Quality Administrator at

Backflow District Standards

Recycled Water Rules and Regulations

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