Water Services

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Overview


The Utilities Division is responsible for providing potable water for residential and business customers as well as water for fire protection for the City of Galt. The current system is comprised of two-three million gallon storage tanks, two 1.5 million gallon storage tanks, booster pump stations, seven wells with filtration treatment systems, and chlorination for disinfection. The total system is designed to meet current health standards in terms of both primary (health threatening) and secondary standards (aesthetic standards). The City currently averages a production of over four million gallons per day of potable water. The current water distribution system is comprised of 62 miles of water pipes which operations staff checks regularly to assure chlorine residuals are maintained for disinfection.