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Water Treatment

The Truckee Meadows Water Authority owns and operates two water treatment facilities in the Reno area and employs highly trained State Certified Water Treatment Plant Operators. Each facility consistently meets and exceeds all State and Federal Drinking Water requirements. Chalk Bluff, is a state-of-the-art Water Treatment Facility that can supply water to TMWA's entire service territory. Built in 1996 to replace three aging facilities, Chalk Bluff has the capacity to treat 75 million gallons daily, with the ability to expand to treat an additional 15 million gallons per day.

The Glendale Water Treatment Facility, built in 1976 underwent substantial upgrades in 1996 and is capable of treating 25 million gallons of water per day. In 2010, the Glendale diversion will be upgraded to further improve our operations.

Click on the image to the right to take a tour and learn about the water treatment process at Chalk Bluff, TMWA's premium water treatment facility.


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