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To find out more about your local water situation, check in with your local water authority, a few of which are listed below:

Alameda County Water District
http://www.acwd.org

Greater Augusta Utility District
 http://www.augustawater.org

Austin Water Utility
http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/water

Baltimore Bureau of Water & Wastewater
http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/dpw/water.html

Bangor Water District
http://www.bangorwater.org

Benbrook Water Authority
http://www.bwsa.org

Boston Water and Sewer Commission
http://www.bwsc.org

Broward County Water and Wastewater Services
http://www.broward.org/waterservices/

Carmichael Water District
http://www.carmichaelwd.org

Castaic Lake Water Agency
http://www.clwa.org

Chicago Department of Water Management
http://www.cityofchicago.org/WaterManagement/index.html

Greater Cincinnati Water Works
http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/water/pages/-3026-/

Colorado River Municipal Water District
http://www.crmwd.org

Contra Costa Water District
http://www.ccwater.com

Dallas Water Utilities
http://www.dallascityhall.org/html/water_utilities.html

Dayton Department of Water
http://water.cityofdayton.org/Water/

Denver Water
http://www.water.denver.co.gov

East Bay Municipal Utility District
http://www.ebmud.com

East Larimer County Water District
http://www.elcowater.org

Easton Utilities
http://www.eastonutilities.com/

El Paso Water Utilities
http://www.epwu.org

Fairfax County Water Authority
http://www.fcwa.org

Fort Worth Water Department
http://www.fortworthgov.org/water/

Garland Water Utilities
http://www.ci.garland.tx.us/Home/Departments/Utility+Services/Water+Utilities/

Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District
http://www.gbmsd.org

Hammond Sanitary District
http://www.hammondsd.com/

Harlan Municipal Utilities
http://www.hmu-harlan.com/

Honolulu City & County Board of Water Supply
http://www.hbws.org

Imperial Irrigation District
http://www.iid.com

Independence Water Department
http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/water/

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District
http://www.jvwcd.org

Knoxville Utilities Board
http://www.kub.org

Las Vegas Valley Water District
http://www.lvvwd.com

Long Beach Water Department
http://www.lbwater.org/

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
http://www.ladwp.com

Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District
http://www.msdlouky.org  

Lower Colorado River Authority
http://www.lcra.org

Macon Water Authority
http://www.maconwater.org

Madison Water Utility
http://www.madisonwater.org

Manchester Water & Sewer Department
http://www.ci.manchester.ct.us/water

Manchester Water Works
http://www.manchesternh.gov/website/Departments/WaterWorks/tabid/189/Default.aspx

Marin Municipal Water District
http://www.marinwater.org

Metropolitan Domestic Water Improvement District
http://www.metrowater.com

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
http://www.msd.st-louis.mo.us

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
http://www.mwrdgc.dst.il.us

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department
http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/wasd

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
http://www.mmsd.com

Modesto Irrigation District
http://www.mid.org

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
http://www.mpwmd.dst.ca.us

Montgomery Water Works & Sanitary Sewer Board
http://www.mwwssb.com

Nashville Metro Water Services
http://www.nashville.gov/water/

New Jersey Water Supply Authority
http://www.njwsa.org

Newport News Waterworks
http://www.nngov.com/waterworks

Oklahoma City Utilities
http://www.okc.gov/Water/

Omaha Metropolitan Utilities District
http://www.mudomaha.com

Orange County Water District
http://www.ocwd.com

Orlando Utilities Commission
http://www.ouc.com

Pasadena Water & Power
http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/waterandpower

Pinellas County Utilities
http://www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/

Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority
http://www.pgh2o.com

Portland Water Bureau
http://www.water.ci.portland.or.us

Richmond Department of Public Utilities
http://www.ci.richmond.va.us/dpu

Richmond Sanitary District
http://richmondindiana.gov/content/category/4/23/73/

Rogers Water Utilities
http://www.rwu.org

Roswell Water & Sewer
http://ci.roswell.nm.us/water/index.htm

Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District
http://www.srcsd.com

Saint Paul Regional Water Services
http://www.stpaul.gov/index.asp?NID=75

San Antonio Water System
http://www.saws.org:80

San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
http://www.sbvmwd.com

San Diego County Water Authority
http://www.sdcwa.org

San Diego Water Department
http://www.sannet.gov/water

San Jose Municipal Water System
http://www.sjmuniwater.com

Santa Clara Valley Water District
http://www.scvwd.dst.ca.us

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
http://www.swbnola.org

South Bay Water Recycling
http://www.sanjoseca.gov/sbwr/

South Bend Water Works
http://www.ci.south-bend.in.us/city/departments/water_works/index/index.asp

St. Louis Water Division
http://www.stlwater.com/

Tampa Bay Water
http://www.tampabaywater.org

Tampa Water Department
http://www.tampagov.net/dept_Water/

Trinity River Authority of Texas
http://www.trinityra.org

Tucson Water
http://www.ci.tucson.az.us/water

Union Sanitary District
http://www.unionsanitary.com/

Urbandale Water Department
http://www.urbandale.org/water-utility.cfm

Wahoo Utilities
http://www.wahoo.ne.us/content_subcat.asp?SubCategoryID=69&CategoryID=123&ContentID=68

Washington County Department of Water Quality
http://www.wc-link.org/wcwsd/

Washington Township Municipal Utilities Authority
http://www.wtmua.com/

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