Water Partners and Water Reuse

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Bay Area One Water Network

Click the photo to view BAOWN's December 2019 report to assess options for advancing water system sustainability, resilience and security in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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California Fish Passage Forum

The California Fish Passage Forum is an association of public, private and government organizations working to coordinate and streamline permits required for restoration, and assist private landowners, community groups, and public agencies in efforts to remove migration barriers and restore currently inaccessible habitat. Learn more at their website by clicking the photo. 


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Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed

Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization founded in 1995 to protect the remaining natural ecosystems of the area, especially those relating to urbanized creeks and wetlands, and to increase the diversity of these ecosystems where possible. They recognize that all activities within a watershed - human and natural - are interconnected, and that a wide range of issues must be addressed to meet their goals. Find how you can help and more by clicking the photo and visiting their website.

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North Bay Watershed Association

The Ross Valley Sanitary District partners with the North Bay Watershed Association (NBWA) and appoints one Board Director as a representative to the NBWA Board. Learn more by clicking the photo to visit their website.

Water Reuse at RVSD

The District uses recycled water for sewer cleaning, dust control and other activities, using disinfected-23 MPN quality water from the Central Marin Sanitation Agency (CMSA) Truck Fill Station. Using recycled water for various operational activities is environmentally responsible and sustainable in the long term. The volume of recycled water use equals the volume of potable water conserved. Conserving potable water makes more available for human uses of water for health and safety, and environmental uses of water for fish and wildlife habitat in the Lagunitas Creek and Russian River watersheds. The following graph shows Water Reuse achieved by RVSD as it began the program in August 2019 - March 2021. Ongoing water reuse averages over 30,000 gallons per month and is reported each month in our monthly metrics reports found in the Board Agenda Packet, as well as our annual metrics report on the Studies and Reports webpage.

Recycled Water Use 07-2019 - 03-2021