Reports & Studies

Community and Economic Development (CD) & (ED) Reports


Water Reports

The City of Modesto domestic water system supplies water to communities in the surrounding region including Waterford, Hickman, Del Rio, Salida, Empire, Grayson, and small portions of Ceres and Turlock. Since 1995, the Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant (MRWTP) has provided treated surface water to the City of Modesto water system. Remaining water needs are met with well water. This mixed use of both surface water and groundwater has ensured delivery of safe, reliable drinking water to the Modesto area, while minimizing the impact to the groundwater supply.


Wastewater Reports

Responsible for maintaining the City’s sanitary sewer system, including the treatment process, the collection of wastewater and storm drain run off, and assuring safe discharge of treated water returning to the San Joaquin River. Also includes Environmental Services which is responsible for investigating environmental issues to guarantee the safety of the City’s storm drain, wastewater and sanitary collection systems.


Stormwater Reports

The City’s storm drainage system is designed to manage storm water runoff, while meeting Federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permit, which requires the City to maintain a comprehensive inventory, monitoring, and management program to reduce the discharge of pollutants in stormwater runoff to receiving waters.

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