The Public Works Department maintains a water system infrastructure that includes 71 miles of water lines, 8 wells and pumps, and over 400 fire hydrants.
The annual Water Quality Report provides information about water operations, maintenance, and regulated compounds monitored in compliance with EPA and the Washington State Department of Health.
Backflow is the reverse flow of water from its “normal” direction of flow in a piping system and can be harmful to residents of a home and an entireneighborhood. To control backflow, all lawn irrigation systems are required to be equipped with a backflow prevention device.
The City's Public Works Department, as part of its ongoing water system maintenance program, routinely flushes the main water lines throughout the City.