Water/Sewer Maintenance Department is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the City of Altus water distribution and wastewater collection system. The Water/Sewer Maintenance Department to ensures that the public receives a safe, adequate, supply of potable water; a functional waste water collection system, and an adequate water supply to the fire protection systems.
If you need to report a water Leak, please use the contact information in the right column.
Repairing and Installing water lines
Install and maintain fire hydrants
Install and maintain water meters
Install new water taps
Inspect grease traps
Water pressure checks
Wastewater collection system repair and Maintenance
Water Distribution Overview
3 elevated tanks each holds a maximum of 500,000 gallons. The tanks maintain pressure during peroids of high use and provide extra volume to fire hydrants.
Over 130 miles of main water lines with a average water pressure of 60 psi (ranging in size of 1.25 inch to 24 inch). Pipe materials include ductile iron, cast iron, galvanized steel, transite cement and PVC.
Over 7,500 water meters
Over 460 fire hydrants
Wastewater Collection Overview
Over 140 miles of wastewater collection lines (ranging in size of 4 inch to 24 inch)