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.
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