2016 Water Quality Report
Click this link 2016 Water Quality Report .
2015-2016 Season Information
Washington's historic drought is not over yet. Climatologists are forecasting a warmer-than-normal winter and the Department of Ecology is preparing for another drought season ahead.
See Ecology's website that includes statistics, drought hardships, and response work across the state.
Updates will be posted as we receive them.
Richland's Water Utility is dedicated to providing reliable, high quality water services by using proven treatment techniques and best management practices. Services include pumping and purifying water, maintaining the water distribution system and planning for future needs, all with the most responsible use of city resources.
The Utility also operates and maintains four irrigation systems within the city.
Backflow Prevention / Cross Connection Program
- Backflow Prevention - Backflow Testers - 2016
- Cross Connection Control Program
- Cross Connection Brochure
The Water Utility has hydrant meter rentals for new construction dust control.
A $750 refundable deposit is collected upon submittal of the Hydrant Meter Agreement Form. A monthly rental fee of $30 + water consumption is then billed to the renter. The water consumption billing rate is $.95 per unit (1 unit = 748 gallons).
Water Maintenance will typically install the meter at the designated location within 24 hours of receiving the form and deposit.