Water is essential for life. It is also the most common resource at home, business, and many outdoor amenities. When you think of sustainability, water bubbles up to the surface right away!

  • The City of Poway operates and maintains the community’s water utility systems. Raw water is purchased from the San Diego County Water Authority and treated at the city-owned and operated Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant then distributed to all Poway customers.
  • The city maintains the community’s wastewater pipeline system that transports sewage to the City of San Diego’s treatment and disposal facilities.
  • Several hundred acre-feet of reclaimed water is purchased annually from the City of San Diego for landscape irrigation at the South Poway Business Park.
  • Water conservation and efficiency are important for sustainability. The city helps residents and businesses achieve their goals.
Water Treatment Plant
Drainage Channel