About the Department
Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operation, and maintenance of the Districts infrastructure, treatment and distribution of potable safe drinking water.
The Operations department consists of 20 employees. This includes Director of Operations, Network Specialist, Water Quality Supervisor with 6 operators, 2 electricians, Field Services Supervisor with 7 Field Service Workers, and the Field Services and System Coordinator. The Water Quality team has daily tasks and operations that compile their work days. The Field Services crew spends a considerable amount of time repairing, replacing, and maintaining the Districts aging infrastructure.
The distribution and treatment system consists of 190 miles of mainline, 52 storage tanks, 30 booster pump stations, 36 pressure zones, 9 surface water intakes, 7 well heads, and 2 surface water treatment plants with a total of 5 filters capable of filtering 2.9 million gallons a day.
The District has a small Waste Water System that the operations department operates and maintains, servicing 56 connections.
The Field Services crew is responsible for:
- Repairing and replacing District mainlines, service lines, and intake lines
- Continued maintenance of all District sites and infrastructure
- Maintenance of District vehicles and equipment
- Construction and installations on District in house projects
- Maintenance of the Districts surface water intakes
- Maintains and organizes District Inventory
- Work with and alongside outside contractors
- Meter Installation and/or upgrading services
- Respond to after hour emergencies
- USA 811 locates
The Water Quality crew is responsible for:
- Treatment and disinfection providing potable water
- Maintaining, repairing and replacing water monitoring equipment
- Operating, monitoring and maintaining the District SCADA system
- Weekly distribution of disinfection products to Well sites and treatment plants
- Maintenance and monitoring of District Well’s and surface water treatment plants
- Operates and makes flow adjustments to the Districts surface water intakes
- Daily monitoring/recording of water analyzing equipment and production readings
- Annual, monthly and weekly reporting to the State and other regulatory agencies
- Maintaining, repairing and/or replacing District pumps, electrical components and controls
- Controls and makes changes to the Districts water system and the way it operates