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Data for the year 2010

6. Water Supply

Name of supplier: City of Santa Clara.
Maximum supply capacity: 88 million gal./day (MGD) potable water; 18 MGD recycled water. Average consumption: 20.9 MGD potable water; 2.5 MGD recycled water.
For rates applicable to City of Santa Clara, contact the Water Utility office at 1500 Warburton Avenue. For information on development and connection fees, contact the Director of Public Works/City Engineer's office at 1500 Warburton Avenue, (408) 615-3000.

7. Solar Utility Services

Name of supplier: City of Santa Clara.
Users: Residents and businesses within the city.
Services provided: Design, installation and maintenance of solar water heating systems that are leased from the City for heating of swimming pools, residential hot water and industrial process water.
For information on installation and fees, contact the Water Utility at 1500 Warburton Avenue, (408) 615-2000.

8. Sewer Service

Name of supplier: City of Santa Clara.
Capacity of sewage treatment plant: 167 MGD.
Peak flow of regional sewage treatment plant: 109 MGD (dry weather).
Sewer service charge: Yes. On what basis: Volume and strength of sewage.
Facilities for non-recoverable industrial wastewater: Yes.
For sewer service charge rates applicable to the City of Santa Clara, contact the Sewer Utility at 1500 Warburton Ave., (408) 615-2000. For sewer connection charges and acreage fees, contact the Director of Public Works/City Engineer's office at 1500 Warburton Avenue, (408) 615-3000.

9. Storm Drains and Flood Control

Storm drain collection system including lift stations maintained and administered by Department of Streets and Automotive Services, and Water & Sewer Utility. Flood control channels, creeks, and river maintained and administered by Santa Clara Valley Water District. For information on development and connection fees, contact the Director of Public Works/City Engineer’s office at 1500 Warburton Avenue, (408) 615-3000.

10. Street Improvements and Traffic Mitigation

Dedication requirements: Developer dedicates all easements and right of way necessary to serve the property.
Improvements required: Varies with type of land use. In general, developer pays for street improvements including engineering and inspection fees.
Traffic mitigation: In the industrial part of the City, new development and redevelopment pay a traffic impact fee; existing development is assessed for traffic mitigation through an assessment district. The City has initiated a program for installing sidewalks on streets in the industrial area.

For information, contact the Director of Public Works or City Engineer's office at 1500 Warburton Ave., (408) 615-3000.

Last updated: 1/13/2012 3:55:15 PM