The California Energy Commission supports that municipal water pumping customers account for over 5% of California’s energy use. California water and waste water agencies spend over $500 million annually on energy costs. Municipal water pumping applications include well pumping stations and water supply systems (SIC 4941) for drinking, irrigation (SIC 4971) or other uses, as well as waste water treatment, and sewage treatment facilities (SIC 4952) that collect, treat, and dispose of waste.
The water agencies’ primary mandate is to supply adequate quantities of water at sufficient pressure (with adequate reserves for fire protection) to their customers. These agencies have 3 major types of energy demands: use of their pumps, use of storage and back-up generation. The majority of natural gas demand for public water agencies is used for pumping water which is very distinctly summer peaking. About 80% of water agency annual energy use occurs during the 6 summer months.
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