Paying for Improvements

Affordability. Reliability. Sustainability.

Securing a reliable water supply for Fresno’s future requires investment. In February 2015, following unprecedented public participation, the Fresno City Council overwhelmingly supported a five-year water rate increase to fund Recharge Fresno. The action marked a crucial investment in Fresno’s water future for the health and vitality of our community, and reflects strong City leadership and a number of improvements based on community input and involvement. The result is a plan that will achieve a balanced and sustainable water supply at an affordable cost. In addition, the City also adopted major initiatives to ensure continued oversight, wise water use and affordability including: