The South Tahoe Public Utility District is a public agency that was established in 1950. It supplies drinking water and provides sewage collection and treatment services. Its district storage reservoir was built in 1989 and contains wastewater effluent as well as flood flow water. It supplies treated wastewater to land owners for irrigation. The company maintains re-use facilities that feature normal, re-claimed and flood water storage and dead storage areas. The South Tahoe Public Utility District operates an electrical department that maintains, repairs and calibrates electrical power control and instrumentation systems. Its engineering department plans, designs and oversees construction of new facilities, as well as undertakes renovation projects. The company also offers equipment repair services and maintains a laboratory that performs tests on a variety of water samples. It maintains a location in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.