Serving Forestville Residents Along the Russian River in Sonoma County, California

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District Management Office
Russian River Utility
7131 Mirabel Road
Forestville, CA 95436
Phone: 707-887-7735
Toll Free: 800-244-5518
Resources

Need to know more about the Russian River, our water source?
If you want to educate yourself, a good place to start is with the group, Russian River Watershed Protection Committee (RRWPC, rrwpc.org).

More Resources:
California Department of Water Resources
Manages water resources of California in cooperation with other agencies. water.ca.gov

Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water
This federal agency develops drinking water regulations and standards for adoption of the state. Jurisdiction for enforcement is delegated to the California Department of Health Services. epa.gov

North Coast Regional Water Quality
This state agency, under the California Water Resources Control Board, develops regulations to protect water quality in streams and rivers. The staff oversees point (treatment plant discharges) and non-point (septic and percolation systems) wastewater discharges. The water board delegated control of septic systems to local environmental health departments. swrcb.ca.gov/rwqcb1

State Water Resources Control Board - Division of Drinking Water
The Division of Drinking Water (DDW) regulates public drinking water systems.
waterboards.ca.gov/drinking_water/programs

Conservation Tips

Indoors
  Find and repair leaks now

  Install high-efficiency toilets

  Run the dishwasher and washing machine with full loads only

  Install water- and energy-efficient appliances

  Install low-flow showerheads

  Fill the bathtub halfway or less

  Turn water off when brushing teeth or shaving

Outdoors
  Reduce your watering days to once or twice per week

  Plant native or water-wise species

  Inspect and tune up irrigation system monthly

  Irrigate between midnight and 6AM to reduce water loss from evaporation and wind

  Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveway, deck or patio

  Use a bucket and a hose with self-closing nozzle to wash the car or take your car to a carwash that recycles water

  Cover pools and hot tubs to reduce evaporation

See more tips and resources in our Conservation section

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