Vera Water & Power provides our customers
the highest quality service at the lowest possible cost,
while responsibly managing our resources,
our employees and our environment
The best tasting tap water. Ever. PNW.
Cool, sweet, delicious, and straight from the tap. That’s the taste of our water. And the judges agree.
We claimed the top prize at the Best Tasting Tap Water Competition on May 3, 2019. The event was part of the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Water Works Association’s (PNWS-AWWA) Conference in Vancouver, Washington.
Annual Water Quality Report
Vera's high-quality drinking water passes the test
Our annual water quality report includes information about your drinking water. We prepare this report to meet the EPA's requirement s under the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendment. We test hundreds of water samples with a third-party laboratory to be sure your water meets or exceeds all the state and federal standards because serving you the highest-quality, safest water is our top priority.
2018 Water Report
Vera Water and Power
Bill Tschirley (left) and Otto Kuchenbuch (right) working on the motor in Well No. 1, located approximately 125 feet below ground.
An overhead look at the Vera Irrigation District. Vera reorganized as an irrigation district in the mid-1930s
The motor at the bottom of Well No. 1
Vera employees enjoying a Spokane Valley festival, checking out the new line trucks.
Vera administration and staff posing at the finished 1 million gallon reservoir.
This 3,000 gallon per minute pump was being installed in the No. 1 Well as a part of the expansion program to better serve the Spokane Valley
Crews constructed a new transmission line on Sullivan Road.
An open house of the newly-remodeled Vera Water and Power office.
The Valleyway and Sullivan substation was remodeled.
The Board of Directors of the Vera Irrigation District approved a 20-year power purchase contract with Bonneville Power Administration.
The American Water Works Association declared the No. 1 pumphouse a national landmark.
Drilling and testing for wells No. 8 and 9.
Third grade students from Progress Elementary School observed the drilling of Vera’s new well at a site next to their school.
Vera Water and Power celebrated 100 years of service on April 8, 2008.
A look inside Well No. 3, which was originally dug in 1909, and is approximately 170 feet deep.
Our electric crew changing out a pole on Evergreen Rd. near Broadway.