Water Department

Water Department

Water Utility Company

The City's water supply comes from the Rush Springs aquifer and the city also maintains four wells east of town.

Water Department Payments

A $75 deposit is required to establish water service. Water meters are read on the 15th of each month. Bills are mailed on last workday of each month. Payment is due not later than the 15th of the next month. A 10% penalty is assessed to accounts with an unpaid balance on the 16th of each month and second notices are mailed. Payment on second notice is due not later than the 23rd of the month. Water service is terminated on the 24th unless a payment agreement is signed and partial payment made by close of business on the 23rd. A $25 reconnect fee is added to account balance and must be paid to reinstate service.

Wastewater Treatment (Sewer)

The City's wastewater treatment system consists of a 3-cell lagoon system located just southeast of the original town site. The system includes land application from the third cell by means of irrigation. A $2.276M contract was awarded December 2011 to add 2 additional aerated lagoon cells and expand the irrigation field. Completed Fall 2012. Funding provided through a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan in the amount of $3.15M.