Value of Tap Water

In Carmichael, your water comes from a nearby wells and the American River. From there it travels through miles of pipelines to reach your tap. Your tap water is filtered, cleaned, tested and distributed in an exhaustive process that produces some of the highest quality drinking water in the nation and the world.

In most communities, all of this happens at a cost of less than a penny per gallon at the tap for customers of California’s local public water agencies. That makes tap water service an incredible value, especially when compared to bottled water and other everyday products and services.

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