OPUD has two separate water systems, one serves Olivehurst and one serves Plumas Lake.
Olivehurst water systems serves more than 1,000 service connections. Well No. 4 and Well No. 28 remove Hydrogen Sulfide. Iron and Manganese are removed from the raw water in the treatment process. Wheeler Ranch Water Treatment Plant draws water from greater than 600 feet to avoid Hydrogen Sulfide. This plant treats the raw water for Iron and Manganese.
Plumas Lake water system serves more than 1,900 service connections. This system does not have Hydrogen Sulfide gas and its raw water is treated for Iron and Manganese.