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Your Drinking Water

The CCSD Water Department pumps water from both the Santa Rosa Creek and San Simeon Creek aquifers. We ensure the delivery of high-quality water throughout the District by continuously testing for a variety of constituents as required by State and Federal regulations. Our technicians perform rigorous testing in the District's State-certified laboratory.

All drinking water, including bottled water, may contain very small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate the water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the USEPA's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 800-426-4791.

Water Quality Report

To obtain details on Cambria's water quality, please consult the Annual Consumer Confidence Report. This annual water quality report is required by the California Department of Drinking Water and becomes available to all CCSD customers in July of each year.

Backflow Devices

There are situations where your water use could cause contamination of the town's drinking water supply. An approved backflow device is required if any of the situations below relate to your drinking water:

  • Possibility of fertilizer, livestock medication, vaccines, insecticides, weed killers, or any dangerous chemical or material being introduced into water
  • Reclaimed water is used
  • If you have a well, fire sprinklers or a storage tank

For more details, please contact the Water Department at 805-927-6227.

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