How does the city treat our drinking water?

Although El Dorado’s source water is of very high quality, extensive treatment is still needed to meet strict quality standards for drinking water. The El Dorado Water Treatment Plant is a conventional treatment facility, meaning the raw water undergoes disinfection, flocculation, sedimentation, and lastly filtration. Using a host of time tested mechanisms, we have been delivering a quality award winning product for over 80 years.

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1. Where does the city get its water?
2. How does the city treat our drinking water?
3. What is blue-green algae and is it a problem in El Dorado Lake?
4. What is the quality of our drinking water?
5. How do I identify a city employee?
6. Why is there a chlorine smell in my water?
7. Is my water fluoridated?
8. Why did I receive a backflow prevention letter?
9. How do I report a leak or sewer backup?