Water & Sewer

The Public Works Department is stationed in the Public Works building on Fair Avenue, and provides the following city services:

The Water Utility System has 1,370 municipal connections served by 2 Water Towers. Both hold about 500,000 gallons each. The are fed by five wells that have the capacity to pump 1,500 gallons per minute or 2,160,000 gallons per day. There is an average demand of 500,000 gallons of water a day while peak demands reach 650,000 gallons per day. The total tap water hardness is 203 milligrams per liter.


The sewer system has approximately 1270 municipal connections served by a 430,000 gallons per day stabilization pond system along with sixteen lift stations. The average demand is 350,000 gallons per day while peak demand reaches 375,000 gallons per day.