As a nationally-recognized industry leader in wastewater management, the City of Fresno provides high-quality collection, treatment, and reclamation services to preserve the environment and ensure the health, safety, and economic vitality of the community.
One way we manage our water supply is by recycling the water that we use. The greater Fresno area has an abundance of wastewater—water that has been used for washing, flushing, or that finds its way down the drain. We treat about 68 million gallons of wastewater every day at the Fresno-Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (RWRF)—enough to cover the area of a football field more than 15 stories high. The rest of the recycled water is sent to 1,700 acres of ponds to percolate into the ground.