Water & Wastewater

The Public Works Department is responsible for the City’s water utility and sanitary sewer utility, including maintenance of conveyance systems, treatment and monitoring, planning for expansion of the existing system, and construction of extensions.

The City can treat 4.1 million gallons of water per day, and the existing service area covers about 3,000 acres, generally defined as the city limits. The City also owns and operates two water mains outside city limits east of Ferndale.

Details on capital projects that involve our water infrastructure can be found on our capital projects page.

From Well to Faucet

Explore our water system and infrastructure with this detailed look at how your water gets from well to faucet.

Water Supply & Treatment FAQ

Here’s the answers to most of your questions about our water supply and treatment.

Water Quality Reports

All water purveyors are required to publish an annual Consumer Confidence Report which outlines important information about the drinking water they provide to their customers.

Water & Wastewater Planning Documents

City Water System Plan,  Comprehensive Wastewater Plan, Wastewater Facilities Plan, and more.

Fats, Oils & Grease Reduction Program

The City has instituted a Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG) Management Program to help reduce the amount of these harmful food byproducts from entering the wastewater sewer.

Preventing Clogs

Here’s resources to help prevent clogged pipes.

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