Water & Wastewater Maintenance

Responsibilities
The Maintenance Department performs preventative and recurring maintenance on the county’s water and sewer lines, treatment works and buildings. These activities include:
  • Conducting leak detection and corrosion surveys and allied repair of more than 250 miles of water mains and more than 2000 fire hydrants
  • The periodic cleaning, preventative maintenance and repair of more than 320 miles of sanitary sewers
  • Recurring maintenance of more than 260 grinder pump systems
  • Electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance at water and wastewater conveyance (pump stations) and treatment facilities
  • The installation, reading and repair of residential and commercial water meters
Emergency
For water and/or wastewater emergencies occurring on weekends, holidays, and after hours please call 301-600-2194.