Currently, the Clearwater blend is very similar to the average groundwater most of our customers use. As it moves through our drinking water system, the blend mixes repeatedly with groundwater from other sources. Because of this, there is no way to use water quality characteristics to “track” the Clearwater supply as it flows through the drinking water system.
The Clearwater Renewable Resource Facility has been called the largest and most critical construction project Tucson has seen in more than a decade. Clearwater was built by Tucson Water in Avra Valley, west of the city. It supplies a major portion of Tucson’s future water supply, allowing us to reduce groundwater pumping in the central city.