Why is keeping our groundwater clean so important?
The San Gabriel Valley is unique in that it is one of the few natural underground reservoirs in the United States. Rain and snowmelt comes down from the San Gabriel Mountains through a series of dams and are then diverted to "spreading basins". Spreading basins are designated areas of land that are very permeable, such as sand and gravel areas. Water can then percolate into the ground. 100% of the water served to residents and businesses in Monterey Park comes from groundwater. Thus, keeping our groundwater resource clean is vitally important to all of us.

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1. How do I pay my water bill?
2. How do I report problems such as dirty water or a water leak in the street?
3. What is our source of water?
4. How much water does the Monterey Park community use?
5. What is ground water?
6. Why is keeping our groundwater clean so important?
7. Where do groundwater toxins come from?
8. Can contaminated groundwater be cleaned up?
9. Is our water fluoridated?
10. Does the City of Monterey Park own the Garvey Reservoir?