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Water Production and Distribution

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Water Plants Contact Information:
Phone: (863) 291-5767
Fax: (863) 295-5161

Water Plants:

This division operates 11 water plants. The Fairfax Plant is the largest and is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Water Plant Division is responsible for treating water that meets and/or exceeds all State and Federal regulations and for pumping treated water from the plants to the City's distribution system and customers. The water is treated with chlorine and fluoride. Additionally, this division maintains all water treatment facilities, five elevated storage tanks, 10 ground storage tanks and 22 wells. Staff at the Fairfax plant also monitor all wastewater pumping stations via a computer system and coordinates all customer calls after normal working hours, weekends and holidays. On the average, the 11 plants treat and distribute 9 million gallons of water each day.

Also this division is responsible for the construction and maintenance of water mains, fire hydrant repair and maintenance, and water meter installation and maintenance. This division is responsible 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the operation and maintenance of approximately 380 miles of water mains and 1,500 fire hydrants.

David E. Bayhan Jr., P.E.

Utility Services Director

Mike Britt P.E.

Assistant Utility Services Director






City Hall:  451 Third St. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881    tel: (863) 291-5600


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