OVERVIEW - WATER
The Water Division consists of Supply, Treatment, Distribution and Conservation. The core of the water system includes Hosler Dam and Reeder Reservoir, a water treatment plant, over 119 miles of distribution piping, six booster pump-stations, telemetry equipment, 32 pressure relief valves, 1,281 hydrants and four potable water storage reservoirs providing 6.7 million gallons of storage.
- The focus for the Water Division is to provide the highest quality drinking water for the community, comply with required standards and reporting, maintain the storage and distribution systems and provide fire flow needs.
- The Conservation Division provides the community the tools to understand water as a resource and how to use it efficiently both indoors and outdoors.
- The Oregon Health Authority provides regulatory oversite for the treatment and distribution of potable water.
- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission provides regulatory oversite on Hosler Dam as the City is a generator of hydroelectric power.