Emergency Groundwater Supply

Existing and Proposed Emergency Wells

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The Emergency Supply Program looks at specific programs and projects necessary to augment emergency groundwater supply by 12 million gallons per day as identified in the Ground Water Master Plan (GWMP). When implemented these projects and programs will supply water service to customers should the City’s supply from Sonoma Water be subject to partial or full outage following a major disaster.

Emergency WellSpeers Road Emergency Well

The City of Santa Rosa is evaluating site conditions at Oakmont Treatment Plant and Speers Road to determine if the sites can support an emergency supply well. If the site conditions are favorable, an emergency groundwater well will be installed. For project documents, CLICK HERE.

Freewy WellFreeway Well Feasibility Study

The City of Santa Rosa Water Department is conducting a study to determine the feasibility of reestablishing its “Freeway Well,” a municipal supply, well on Cleveland Avenue as a source of water supply. For more information, CLICK HERE

 A Place to Play Emergency Well

The City of Santa Rosa is planning to convert a test well at A Place to Play into an emergency groundwater well. The emergency well will help provide water to customers in the event of a disaster or disconnection from the City’s main water supply. For additional information about the project, CLICK HERE.