Water is essential for life. It is also the most common resource at home, business, and many outdoor amenities.

  • 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 by offering water conservation rebates, incentives and classes.
Water Treatment Plant
Drainage Channel