The Blending Facility (BF) was placed in service in 1992 as a means of reducing the hardness of the district’s production well water by combining it with softer water from San Francisco Regional Water Supplies.
The Newark Desalination Facility (NDF) was placed in service in September 2003. It utilizes a reverse osmosis (RO) membrane filtration process to treat brackish groundwater. The facility is located near Cherry and Central Avenue in Newark.
Water Treatment Plant No. 2 (WTP2) was placed in service in 1993. It is a conventional ozone plant used to treat water delivered via the South Bay Aqueduct. It is located on Mission Boulevard near the I-680 interchange in Fremont.