Water System

The Public Works Department manages the City's water treatment and distribution systems.  

The City of Grover Beach has two main sources of potable water:  Lopez Lake and local groundwater.

Water Quality (Consumer Confidence Reporting)

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the State of California Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water require that the City of Grover Beach prepare an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) that provides customers a snapshot of the last year’s water quality. Click here to review last year's Consumer Confidence Report

Water Conservation

The City of Grover Beach may declare a Water Shortage Condition if warranted pursuant to the City’s adopted 2020 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan. Please visit the Water Conservation Programs portion of the City's website to learn more about the latest water conservation requirements and tips. 

Water System Master Plan

The Water Master Plan was updated in 2019 to identify necessary capital improvements to meet customer water demands over a 30-year planning horizon.

Urban Water Management Plan

The State of California requires that water suppliers adopt an updated Urban Water Management Plan every five years to ensure supply reliability during normal and dry-year conditions. Click here to review the City of Grover Beach 2020 Urban Water Management Plan.

Northern Cities Management Area - Annual Monitoring Report

One of the City of Grover Beach’s primary water supplies is the Santa Maria Groundwater Basin. Grover Beach is one of the member agencies that pump water from the basin that make up the area defined as the Northern Cities Management Area (NCMA). This annual report provides an assessment of hydrologic conditions of the NCMA based on data collected during the calendar year. Click here to review last year's NCMA - Annual Monitoring Report.

Fire Flow Information Request

Certain Development Projects may require fire flow data. If your project requires that you provide fire flow data, please complete the Fire Flow Test Form and submit it to Public Works.

Construction Hydrant Meter

Contractors performing work in the City may request a construction water hydrant meter be set for the duration of their project. Hydrant meter approval is subject to the discretion of the City Engineer. No water is permitted to be drawn from any hydrant for construction without a hydrant meter in place. Please complete the Construction-Hydrant Meter Application and submit it to Public Works.

Central Coast Blue Recycled Water Project

The City of Grover Beach is a member agency of the Central Coast Blue project.  The Central Coast Blue project is a local water sustainability project that will create a new, high-quality, and reliable water supply for the Five Cities communities, even during water shortage or drought conditions.  To learn more about the project, please visit Central Coast Blue.

Existing Utility Information

If you are looking for record information on City-owned water, wastewater, or stormwater utilities, please email publicworks@groverbeach.org or call Public Works at (805) 473-4530.