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Utilities Department
Water Plant
  • Two iron removal plants—combined, 2.5 million gallons per day
  • Three booster stations
  • Five wells
  • Thirty-seven miles of water main
  • Two water towers
Water Treatment Includes
  • Iron Removal
  • Chlorination
  • Fluoridation
  • Phosphate for corrosion control
Wastewater Plant
  • Tertiary Treatment Plant designed for 2.25 million gallons per day
  • Thirteen sewage pump stations
  • Over fifty miles of sanitary sewer lines
  • Eight miles of force mains

02/27/15 - Frozen Water Pipe Symptoms & related Public Advisory Notice

The Utilities Department consist of Water and Wastewater which are both divisions of the Department of Public Services.

The Water Division maintains 37 miles of water main, two water storage towers, and two treatment plants which combined treat and pump 1MG of water daily to City residents and businesses. The plants also serve several residential and business customers outside of the City, per established intergovernmental agreements. The Water Division is also responsible for making new water service taps/connections and related repairs. It provides water to 3,108 separate billing accounts (residential and/or business combined).

The Sewer Division maintains over 50 miles of sewer lines, 13 pumping stations and a treatment plant which receives and treats 1.3 million gallons of waste sewage daily from City residents and businesses. Like the water plants, it also serves several residential and business customers outside of the City, per established intergovernmental agreements. The Sewer Division provides sewer services to 2,992 separate billing accounts.

Maintenance personnel in the Water and Sewer Divisions also provide significant crossover support for the City's Public Works Department on street maintenance and snow removal services.

Billing services and related customer service administration for new connections, meter reads/repairs and resolution of customer billing inquiries are provided by the City's Finance Department in coordination with the Utilities Division Director and City Manager.