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Line Maintenance Water Line

The Distribution System


Fred Fitzgerald


The mission of the Water Line Maintenance Section is to transport clean drinking water from point sources within the distribution system to public and private users. The water distribution system is to be maintained in such a manner that the drinking water is safe and that adequate fire suppression supply and storage is available at all times. Public health and safety are the primary focus of this section along with employee safety and development.

The Water Line Maintenance Section is responsible for maintenance of approximately 512 miles of water lines and associated 4,873 fire hydrants and 7,583 line valves along with five water storage towers. New water meter services as well as maintenance on over 34,400 existing water meters, are provided by Division personnel.

Personnel are on duty from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days a year with all personnel subject to emergency call back to ensure public health and safety.

  • 459 Miles of Water Lines
  • 5 Water Towers
  • 30,300+ Water Meters
  • 4030 Fire Hydrants
  • 7,166 Water Valves
  • 25 Fulltime Workers