The challenge

California requires the water agencies and utilities operating in the state to report water losses annually. And each water audit must receive a Level 1 validation. This review for completeness ensures that the water loss report uses the best available data and water system information.

The solution

Annually, E Source’s water loss consultants help close to 100 water agencies and utilities with a water audit validation to comply with California’s requirements. Our certified experts provide a thorough and experienced review of the following, all with the lens of accurate water loss reporting:

  • Supply data and meter accuracy
  • Summary billing data and customer metering practices
  • System and infrastructure information

The results

Water utilities and agencies that participate in a validation session with our experts get a thorough review of their water audit. They also receive guidance on how to improve water audit accuracy and insight into system efficiency.