Public Services - Enterprise Funds
The Department of Public Services operates the City's two utility systems for Wastewater and Water. These systems are funded through utility rates charged to customers of those systems and are accounted for in separate Enterprise Funds. The Department of Public Services is responsible for the City utility bills for the Wastewater and Water Divisions.
This report provides further information on the division level operating expenditures within the utility systems.
Division Description - Wastewater
The Wastewater Department provides an environmentally sound, convenient and continuous wastewater disposal service to the public by adequately transporting and treating the wastewater generated in seventeen municipalities throughout the Kalamazoo area. Service shall be at a reasonable cost, consistent with allowing a sufficient cost coverage, making certain that the customers receive sound value and highly responsive service within established ordinances, service agreements and regulations.
Division Positions - Wastewater
Positions by Year
Division Expenditures - Wastewater
Wastewater - Operating Expenditures by Division
Division Description - Water
The Water Department provides a safe and continuous water supply service to the public within the Kalamazoo metropolitan service area. Service shall be at a reasonable cost, consistent with allowing for a fair return, making certain that the customers receive sound value and highly responsive service within established ordinances, contracts, and regulations. Service efforts focus on uninterrupted, high-quality water being supplied throughout a service area that covers ten separate municipalities.