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Water Distribution
Water Distribution Services
If you encounter any of the following problems or situations please contact Water Distribution at 761-4333.
•Water Main Breaks  •Unknown Leaks  •Meter Repair  •Service Interruption/Low Pressure
•Emergency Turnoff  •New Service (Taps)  •Estimates on System Improvements  •Utility Spots (Water)
These are a few of the problems we encounter and  repair any time of day or night in any weather conditions.
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 Water main break at 7th and Lee  Water main break at 10th Street
and Ohio after excavation 
 Water main break at 10th Street and
Ohio after removal of pipe
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 Water main break at 10th Street and Ohio after repairs  Water main break at Cypress and Johnson Road  Ruptured water main at East Scott and Kell

 OldPipe.JPG Big Challenges
One of the main challenges Water Distribution faces is the maintenance and replacement of cast iron water pipe used in the 1930's and later years to establish the City's water system. Cast iron eventually rusts which causes breaks in the supply system. The department replaces the old lines with pipe made of fiberglass or plastic.
Valve Repair
Another area the department is responsible for keeping in good working order is water valves. If a valve is not in working properly when there is a water break the water main cannot be
isolated and repairs made in a timely fashion.