Zone 7 Board of Directors Kick Off Public Meetings on Wholesale Water Rates

News Release

Livermore, CA – Zone 7 Water Agency will host a Water Supply Evaluation Workshop on Wednesday, August 31st at 6 p.m. The workshop will examine the long-term water reliability needs of the Tri-Valley and the respective financial impacts. The workshop kicks off a series of workshops and Board meetings focused on reviewing wholesale water rates for 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026 to ensure treated water rates keep pace with the increasing costs to provide safe, reliable water.

Zone 7 Water Agency’s wholesale water rates are set through a wholesale treated water rate study and public review process. Rate adjustments will be considered in the face of the rising costs of imported water, operations, maintenance, environmental and regulatory compliance.

Participate in the process by joining the following public meetings: 

  • Wednesday, Aug. 31, 6 p.m.  – Water Supply Evaluation Workshop 
  • Wednesday, Sept. 7, 6 p.m.   – Board Workshop (Rates Discussion)
  • Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. – Regular Board Meeting (Rates Discussion)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.   – Regular Board Meeting (Adoption of Rates) 

Due to COVID-19 all meetings listed above will be hybrid; hosted in-person at the Zone 7 Water Agency administration building and via Zoom. For those unable to attend meetings in person, comments may be submitted by telephone, email, or written letter if received by 12:00 p.m. the day of the scheduled meeting. To submit comments, please contact Zone 7’s Executive Assistant, Donna Fabian, by email at, phone (925) 454-5000, or fax (925) 454-5723.

The full schedule of meetings can be found at and agendas will be posted 7 days in advance of each meeting.