WATER WELL AND PUMP SERVICE INFORMATION FOR Topanga, CA 90290
If you need to drill a water well or need water pump service for your well in Topanga, it is nice to know a little bit about your city.
Topanga is a census-designated place (CDP) in Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. It has a population of over 8,000 in its 19 square miles of space. Its name comes from the Tongva tribe that lived in the area and probably means “a place above”. It is a watershed area with a creek that is a spawning ground for steelhead trout.
Topanga is known for attracting musicians, artists, and filmmakers, and is the site of music and film festivals. The area of Lower Topanga Canyon has seen its share of change from a fishing village to getaway spot for the rich and famous to artist and surfer colonies. It is now owned by the California State Parks.
Drilling Water Wells in Topanga, California
Topanga, California is in Los Angeles County. The County Department of Public Health’s Environmental Health Division oversees the drilling and testing of residential water wells within designated cities and unincorporated areas. They also regulate any drilling moratoriums for the county. Their website provides a useful, informative, detailed pamphlet entitled “Requirements and Procedures for Private Residential and Commercial Water Wells” which gives step by step instructions for getting approval to first drill and then use a residential well. The pamphlet details the steps thoroughly and also describes what to do if the water quality standards are not met.