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Town of Hillsborough
Public Works Department

Water Operations


The Town of Hillsborough owns approximately 97 miles of water mains and 16 sites in-Town which includes 14 pump stations and 18 tanks. The Town is located next to an intricate watershed system and the magnificent Crystal Springs Reservoir, a major asset of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

The Hillsborough Public Works Department manages the Town's water systems with a 12-person Water Operations staff. Hillsborough receives water from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and is a member of the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA). This website contains information about the Town's water supply, water quality, and water conservation programs.

Visit the PG&E website to learn how you can receive a rebate on High-Efficiency Clothes Washers

Each year, the Town of Hillsborough publishes the results of its water quality testing operations in a consumer confidence report. To view this year's report click here.
Consumer Confidence Report 2012.

You can also find tips on how to conserve water in and around your home and links to regional rebate programs by visiting the Water Conservation section of this site.


Helpful links about your Water:


Town of Hillsborough Urban Water Management Plan Update

The Urban Water Management Plan Act (California Water Code §10610-10656) requires the Town of Hillsborough to update its Urban Water Management Plan (“UWMP”) every five years. The UWMP evaluates Hillsborough’s water supply and demand, and provides a blueprint for meeting the community’s long-term water supply objectives. The Town updated its 2005 UWMP after proposed revisions to the UWMP were made available for public review. A public hearing was held on October 10, 2011 and the 2010 UWMP was adopted by the City Council. The adopted UWMP has been submitted to the Department of Water Resources, and a printed copy was made available at Town Hall for public review for 30 days after adoption.  For additional information or if you have questions, please contact:

Ed Cooney
Contract - Senior Program Analyst
650-375-7444
ecooney@hillsborough.net

To access the Town's 2010 Urban Water Management Plan, click here. To access its attachments, click here.


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