WATER DELIVERY SYSTEM
Water is our most precious resource, Please use it wisely!
WHEN ENTERING THE COMMUNITY, PLEASE NOTE THE BONITA COMPANY WATER STAGE SIGN LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF THE FIREHOUSE.
STAGE 1 - Normal Operation
STAGE 2 - PLEASE CONSERVE! All residents conserve water as the creek could be too muddy to pump, there has been a flood, or there are major repair issues.
The water is tested monthly and a copy of the results are sent directly to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality ( ADEQ) which also conducts annual inspections to make sure the system is in compliance with all governmental standards.
NOTICE TO ALL WATER CUSTOMERS: THE WATER COMPANY REQUIRES ALL USERS TO HAVE AN ADDITIONAL VALVE INSTALLED NEAR THE METER BOX TO TURN THEIR WATER ON AND OFF. DO NOT USE THE WATER COMPANY METERED VALVE FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Bonita Water Company currently serves about 55 customers.
Potable water is available to all properties in Bonita Creek. The water is pumped from Bonita Creek near the forest service boundary and treated as follows:
A metered alum solution is injected into the pumped water near the intake and passed through a static mixer. The alum coagulates the small particulates allowing the water to be filtered more effectively.
The water is then filtered through a large sand filter, followed by a multimedia filter and lastly, a cartridge finishing filter.
The water then passes through an ultra-violet purification system and a computerized turbidameter tests the water clarity. Should the turbidity exceed acceptable limits, the system is automatically shut down.
A metered amount of chlorine is injected into the water as it is sent to the storage tanks.
From the tanks the distribution system directs the potable water throughout the community.