Water is one of life’s most basic necessities. Humans, plants, and animals cannot exist without water. Water is a natural resource delivered to communities by public and private systems. East Palo Alto (“EPA” or “the City”) has a long history of water supply issues. Before incorporating in 1983, the County made important decisions about development and infrastructure needs. Those decisions still affect our residents today. This newsletter answers some important questions for EPA residents about drinking water. Read the newsletter in English or Spanish.