Water Use Efficiency:
Lake Forest ParkWater District is subject to the new Municipal Water Law that is regulated by Washington State Department of Health (DOH). DOH has implemented regulations (Water Use Efficiency Rules) that are intended to decrease the amount of water use within a water purveyor’s service area to minimize withdrawal from the environment for the sake of fish and other wildlife while also providing sufficient amounts of water for new homes and businesses.
The District has responded to these new regulations by adopting demand conservation measures that include a schedule to exchange older residential water meters that under-register usage with new water meters equipped with low- flow detection (As of April 2009, the District had 49 meters slated for replacement). Other conservation measures include monitoring residential and commercial water use for potential leaks and increasing notification of the public about water conservation and steps they can take to reduce water use.