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San Francisco Eastside Recycled Water Project

Eastside Recycled Water Project
On San Francisco’s east side, we are aiming to save an average of about 2 million gallons per day (mgd) of drinking water that would otherwise be used for non-drinking purposes. Our proposed Eastside Recycled Water Project would deliver high quality recycled water to a variety of customers on the east side of the City for non-drinking uses such as irrigation and toilet flushing.

Potential Treatment Facility Sites
The current focus of planning efforts is the identification and evaluation of potential sites for the proposed treatment facility. Five potential sites were identified through an initial siting study; additional sites are currently being evaluated. Our next step is to develop project alternatives that investigate the placement of treatment, water storage and pumping facilities at the potential sites. These alternatives will be compared in an Alternatives Analysis Report using estimated costs, technical, social, and environmental criteria, in order to identify a preferred site.

Project Information

    January 2019
    December 2021
  • COST
    $23 Million

Additional Information

The $23M cost reflects only pre-construction costs which are funded under WSIP. Construction will be executed as a separate project and the construction costs, estimated to be $200M, will be covered separately by a non-WSIP funding source.

- Eastside Recycled Water Project Needs Asssessment Report
- Eastside Recycled Water Project Needs Asssessment Report Appendices

Fact Sheets
- Recycled Water Fact Sheet November 2012
- Recycled Water Fact Sheet Nov 2012 (Spanish)
- Recycled Water Fact Sheet Nov 2012 (Chinese)
- Treatment for Safe Reuse


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