City of Paso Robles Invests Heavily in New Recycled Water Projects

Matt Thompson, the city’s wastewater resources manager and a CWEA member (The Tribune)

The city is investing $77 million to expand the water resource recovery facility,add new pipelines and other infrastructure in order to ease pressure on the region’s depleted groundwater supplies.

“Demand for water decreases a lot in the winter because people don’t irrigate much, if at all. It really means that we can give the groundwater basin a rest. The wastewater treatment plant is the biggest facility the city has ever built.” – Matt Thompson, the city’s wastewater resources manager and a CWEA member (pictured above, photo by The Tribune)

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