Water Distribution

Department Functions

The function of the water distribution department is to safely transport potable drinking water through a network of system piping from the treatment plant to the point of use. The operating personnel are engaged in maintaining approximately 205 miles of system piping and accessories in a responsible, approved manner, meeting state, federal, and local rules and regulations with cost efficiency and productivity in mind.


The principal efforts are directed towards prompt, efficient service to the public and overall service excellence. In addition, the department is responsible for maintaining approximately 900 fire hydrants, 5,347 meters, numerous valves, pressure regulators, air valves, and other components while providing assistance and support to other departments.