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City of Redding Utilities

The Public Works Utilities are dedicated to providing our customers with reliable water, wastewater and storm drain services now and in the future.

    What are the City Utilities?


    The Storm Drain, Wastewater and Water Utilities are divisions of the Public Works department of the City of Redding. Redding Utilities provide reliable water, wastewater and storm drain services to approximately 90,000 Redding area residents. Two water treatment plants and over 500 miles of water pipe provide potable water to residents and businesses. Over 400 miles of sewer pipe and two wastewater treatment plants convey and treat wastewater from indoor sinks, toilets and drains at homes and businesses. Almost 400 miles of storm drain pipes and channels provide drainage for rainwater on our city streets to prevent flooding during the winter by carrying water to creeks and the Sacramento River.

    For current Water, Wastewater, and Storm Drain projects out for bid as well as bid results, click here.


    Report incidents of Water Waste


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    We appreciate you taking the time to inform us of water waste you have observed in the community.  Be advised that, due to the increasing number of e-mails and phone call messages, we cannot respond to each report individually.  Reported incidents will be prioritized and we will make every effort to respond in a timely manner. Thank you for your patience!

    In Other News

    Enterprise & Cascade Area Water Main Flushing Information

    During December, water crews will be flushing water mains in selected areas of the Enterprise and Cascade neighborhoods.  Please click he
    re for more informaiton.

    Ponder this:

    If every man, woman, and child in Redding drank 1 quart of water per day (22,500 gallons per day or 8,212,500 per year)
    The average annual City of Redding water production is about 9 billion gallons - all of it treated to drinking water standards
    The percentage of water produced that is actually ingested is 0.09%!

    Water Guy's Lament

    We pump a lot of water
    all treated with great care.
    Delivered to your home,
    so you can wash your hair.

    Every gallon readied
    for you to swallow whole.
    But instead it's simply flushed
    right down  your toilet bowl.

    It's sprayed upon your lawn
    because grass is best when green
    Or dribbled on your garden
    to grow a pinto bean.

    We pump a lot of water
    all treated with great care.
    How much of it is swallowed,
    I say to you it's rare!

    United States Drought Monitor - US

    United States Drought Monitor - CA


    An Urgency Ordinance implementing Stage II of the City's Drought Management Plan (implementing new State regulations) was approved by the City Council on August 5, 2014. Get the facts here

    2013 Water Quality Report Available Now! 

    The latest report as well as archived reports dating to 1999 are available online here.