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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Keep Fats, Oils and Grease Out of Your Drain

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Many people find themselves cooking more during the holiday season. We want to remind you that pouring fats, oils and grease (FOG) down the drain can cause sewer blockages and backups in your home's plumbing. Common sources of FOG include:

  • Butter
  • S...
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Posted on: November 23, 2020

East County Advanced Water Purification Virtual Tour

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Join us on Tuesday, December 8 at 10 am for our first virtual tour of the East County Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility. The East County Advanced Water Purification Program will purify recycled water to produce up to 30 percent of East Co...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Routine Sewer System Maintenance

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Throughout the year, Padre Dam performs routine pipeline cleaning to prevent sewer spills and make sure your wastewater system is functioning properly. This maintenance work involves sending a high pressure stream of water into pipes to remove buildup of ...
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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Padre Dam Named Utility of the Future

Utility of the Future

Padre Dam is proud to announce we have received national recognition as a Utility of the Future Today for our workplace culture and efforts to advance water reuse through the East County Advanced Water Purification. Check out this video to learn more abou...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

East County AWP Progresses Forward with approval of Progressive Design-Build Agreements

East County Advanced Water Purification Facility Rendering

The process to design and construct the new East County Advanced Water Purification Facility, along with other elements of the Project, has officially begun! The East County AWP Joint Powers Authority awarded contracts for designing and building infrastru...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Turf Replacement Rebate $3 Per Square Foot

Water Efficient Landscape

For a limited time, you can receive up to $3 per square foot when you replace your grass with a drought tolerant landscape. The Turf Replacement Program, run by Metropolitan Water District, helps homeowners make the switch to water-efficient landscaping. ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Padre Dam Board Defers 2020 Rate Increase

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Padre Dam’s Board of Directors recently voted to defer the scheduled 2020 internal water, recycled water and wastewater rate increases until 2021. In response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board asked Padre Dam staff to determine ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Padre Dam Customer Service Center Lobby Closed

Padre Dam's Customer Service Center

Padre Dam Customer Service Center Lobby Closed Effective Monday, March 16, 2020In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), our lobby is closed until further notice, effective Monday, March 16, 2020. The health of the public is our top p...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

COVID-19 and Your Drinking Water System

COVID-19 Virus

Padre Dam is committed to delivering safe and reliable water and wastewater services to our customers. We want to reassure customers that COVID-19 has no impact on the District’s drinking water supply. Padre Dam staff are essential workers who a...

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