The Water Division is responsible for the City's water supply and treatment operations and water and reclaimed water distribution systems which includes 7 water (wells) treatment plants, elevated storage tank, pumping station and Dade City/Zephyrhills interconnect, more than 14,000 water meters, 835 fire hydrants, over 300 miles of water distribution pipes and the reclaimed water distribution system.
This responsibility more specifically includes:
The water treatment operations and distribution pumping (to the customer's tap)
Well and distribution sampling
Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Southwest Florida Water Management District operating permits
Meter turn-ons / turn-offs/ lock off
Water main breaks
New water services
Valve exercising and operations / maintenance of the valve system
Fire hydrant operation and maintenance
Meter box repairs and installation
They are also responsible for distribution line installations, breaks and preventative maintenance.