NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 16, 2023 the Board adopted Ordinance 2023-03 updating the fee charged when connecting to the sewer system. The updated fees are effective on April 21, 2023. The new fees are scalable for single family residences and accessory dwelling units, and provide more funding for needed sewer system improvements.
California Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Update
LIHWAP is expanding to help those who are current on their bills but still need some assistance. The program offers a one-time payment to help low-income households pay water or wastewater bills. to qualify, households must meet the following criteria:
Total household gross income is at or below 60% of the State Median Income or a household member is a current recipient of LIHEAP, CalFresh, or CalWorks.
Donner Summit Public Utility District’s water treatment plant is located in the mountains on Donner Summit. Upgraded in 2018, the plant has the capacity to treat and deliver up to 1 millions of gallons (mgd) of water daily. The District also provides water to the Big Bend community.
Donner Summit Public Utility District implements the most stringent methods for treating wastewater. A state-of-the-art Ultraviolet system disinfects wastewater to the highest level, allowing the District to be the first wastewater treatment plant in California to recycle water for snowmaking.