Drinking Water Source Assessment

Water Treatment smallFederal Safe Drinking Water Act
In accordance with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, an assessment of the drinking water sources for Monterey Park was completed in December 2002. The assessment concluded that the City of Monterey Park's sources are considered vulnerable to the following activities or facilities associated with contaminants detected in the water supply:
  • Fleet / truck / bus terminals
  • Utility station maintenance areas
  • Gas stations
  • Dry cleaners
  • Known contaminant plumes
  • Metal plating / finishing / fabricating
  • Plastics / synthetics producers
  • Chemical / petroleum processing / storage
The sources are also considered most vulnerable to the following activities or facilities not associated with contaminants detected in the water supply: leaking underground storage tanks and transportation corridors. A copy of the complete assessment is available at the City of Monterey Park Water Utility Division at 751 South Alhambra Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. You may request a summary of the assessment by contacting Mr. Frank Heldman, Water Utility Manager, at 626-307-1295.

Drinking Water Sources
In addition, the City of Monterey Park purchased groundwater from San Gabriel Valley Water Company (SGVWC). An assessment of the drinking water sources for SGVWC was completed in December 2002. The assessment concluded that SGVWC's sources are considered most vulnerable to the following activities or facilities associated with contaminants detected in the water supply:
  • Leaking underground storage tanks
  • Hardware / lumber / parts stores
  • Hospitals
  • Gas stations
  • Known contaminant plumes
Additional Information
In addition, the sources are considered most vulnerable to the following activities or facilities not associated with contaminants detected in the water supply, above ground storage tanks, spreading basins, storm drain discharge points, and transportation corridors. You may request a summary of the assessment by contacting Mr. Robert Young of SGVWC at 626-448-6183.