Millbrae, City of

Public Works - Engineering

621 Magnolia Avenue

Millbrae, California  94030

Phone: (650) 259-2339                               Fax: (650) 697-8158

Website

 

Service Area

 

The City of Millbrae is a residential community with a small commercial business sector located in north San Mateo County. Millbrae owns and operates its water utility, with a service area that includes Capuchino High School in San Bruno.

 

System

 

Profile

 

Area Size

3.2 square miles

Service Population

 22,848

Number of Accounts

7,569

Number of SF RWS Connections

5

Connections To SF RWS Mains

Murchison, Greenhills, Park, 195 ECR, Helen

Avg. Day Demand (mgd)

1.86

Avg. Day Purchases From SF RWS (mgd)

1.86

%  Demand Met With SF RWS Supplies

100%

Maximum Local Water Production (mgd)

0

Alternative Supply Sources

None

Interties With Other Agencies

Burlingame

Local Storage (mg)

2.36

Days of Storage

0.8 - 3 of 4 (Zones 1- 3) zones receive water from Harry Tracy Plant. Meets 8 hr. coverage for City’s 3 upper zones. Planned projects will provide interties among zones to provide storage to Zone 4. These projects are pending completion of a Master Plan.

 

Summary

 

The City of Millbrae’s only source of water is the SF RWS, delivered through 5 turnouts. Hetch Hetchy water purchased from the SF RWS meets all drinking water standards and is treated with fluoride.

 

Four storage tanks near the Harry Tracy WTP are filled early in the morning and are slowly drawn throughout the day to satisfy customer demand. Water filtered by the Harry Tracy Treatment Plant (San Andreas Reservoir) supplies water in the higher elevations, while the Crystal Springs #2 and #3 deliver water to the lower elevations.

 

The distribution system includes 11 pressure zones, 6 pumps (3 each at 2 stations), 5 storage tanks (only 4 are in operation), 568 hydrants, and 69.7 miles of water mains.

 

Water Supply and Demand

 

Supply by Source

Actual
FY 17-18
(ccf)

Actual
FY 18-19
(ccf)

Actual
FY 19-20
(ccf)

Actual
FY 20-21
(ccf)

San Francisco Water

992,853

949,277

927,939

906,122

Local Groundwater

0

0

0

0

Surface Water

0

0

0

0

Recycled Water

12

12

12,000

0

Other

0

0

0

0

Total

992,865

949,289

939,939

906,122

mgd equivalent

2.03

1.95

1.93

1.86

 

 

 

 

 

Demand by Sector

 

 

 

 

Residential

611,413

598,836

603,740

625,079

Commercial/Industrial

154,123

169,181

146,136

66,540

Other

37,467

37,590

27,096

61,427

Dedicated Irrigation

78,080

63,924

69,292

78,444

Non-Revenue Water

117,782

79,758

93,675

74,632

Total

992,865

949,289

939,939

906,122

mgd equivalent

2.03

1.95

1.93

1.86

 

Per Capita Use

Actual
FY 17-18
(gpcpd)

Actual
FY 18-19
(gpcpd)

Actual
FY 19-20
(gpcpd)

Actual
FY 20-21
(gpcpd)

Residential

55

53

54

56

Gross (less recycled water)

89

77

83

81

 

Facilities and Distribution

 

Storage Reservoirs                       

 

Interties

 

Designation

Type

Capacity (mg)

 

Name

No.

Diameter
(in.)

Storage Tank 1

Steel

1.00

 

Burlingame

8

6, 8, 10, 12

Storage Tank 2

Steel

0.50

 

 

 

 

Storage Tank 3

Steel

0.50

 

 

 

 

Storage Tank 4

Steel

0.11

 

 

 

 

Storage Tank 5

Steel

0.25

 

 

 

 

Total

 

2.36