Water Production

Functions

The Water Production Department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide safe, economical, and potable water to the citizens of Plainview. Consumption for our community ranges from approximately 2 million gallons a day in cold winter months to peaks of near 10 million gallons a day in hot, dry periods.

Duties

Other responsibilities of the department include:

  • Providing distribution system sampling for regulatory authorities
  • Providing laboratory testing of both Water Production Plant and Wastewater Plant effluent water
  • Maintaining and operating 16 public water supply wells for the City of Plainview
  • Maintaining and operating a 4.2-million-gallon water treatment plant to treat water from the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority
  • Maintaining and operating six elevated storage water reservoirs
  • Maintaining and operating six ground storage water reservoirs