Utilities Department Services
The Utility Department provides potable water and wastewater collection and treatment to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The Utility Department operates with a staff of six water/wastewater operators and utilizes equipment and personnel from the Public Works Department as needed.
The Utility Department ensures the compliance with? State and Federal regulatory agencies for water and wastewater standards of operation. The Utility Department strives to ensure safe and reliable water and wastewater service to the community of the City of Tehachapi.
Save Our Water Toolkit
Save Our Water is a statewide program aimed at helping Californians reduce their everyday water use. Created in 2009 by the California Department of Water Resources and the Association of California Water Agencies, the program offers ideas and inspiration for permanently reducing water use – regardless of whether California is in a drought.
Using traditional and social media, partnerships with local agencies and interviews with real Californians saving water, the program is reaching millions of Californians each year with its water-saving message and tips. Browse the Save Our Water website to uncover ideas on saving water indoors and out. You’ll find ideas for creating a beautiful, water-efficient garden, tools for calculating your water use and fun ways for kids to save water.
Young or old, we can all make a difference in California’s water use by making simple changes to our daily habits. Learn more about the program and ways to help spread the word.
Report Leaks ~ Save Our Water
Report water leaks, broken sprinklers, over-watering due to malfunctioning controllers, or anything resulting in water waste.
Have you ever seen a broken sprinkler shooting water into the street? Or have you walked through mud in the park in the middle of summer? Well, you don’t have to just shake your head and think that somebody ought to do something. Now you can do something by reporting water leaks and wasteful water use right here. Your message will be routed to the appropriate water agency and they will make sure to get the problem fixed ASAP. Your report can be anonymous if you like, or you can provide your contact information; it’s up to you. You can even upload a photo of the location if you like.