Rancho Water wins $1.7 million in competitive USBR grant to expand recycled water projects

TEMECULA – Rancho California Water District was one of only five communities in California, Hawaii and Texas to win a competitive grant from the United States Bureau of Reclamation. The district will receive $1,727,960 to fund the extension of their recycled water pipeline in parts of Temecula and Murrieta. Through partnerships with the local school districts, large homeowners associations and the cities, approximately 54 landscape areas will be converted from potable drinking water to recycled water, saving nearly 67 million gallons of water per year. The district actively pursues grant funding from various agencies to reduce costs and to help fund projects that ensure long-term water sustainability for the region. In July, the district also received a $750,000 grant to increase g
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