The Water Division ensures the delivery of safe and dependable drinking water to almost 9,000 metered connections in Midvale, meeting both state and federal standards. They manage all maintenance and operations of the water system, providing round-the-clock emergency response and support to meet the city's needs.
If you wish to use water from a city-owned fire hydrant, you must rent a hydrant meter from the Public Works Department. The utility division requires meters to assist in accounting for the water used throughout the city and reduce contamination risk. Meter rentals require a $1,550.00 deposit and a monthly usage reading.
Water Quality The Midvale City Water Division maintains top public health standards by consistently monitoring drinking water quality through rigorous testing, ensuring its safety for consumption. This commitment exemplifies their dedication to providing safe and reliable water to residents, with annual Water Quality Reports for public access.
Water Lateral Ownership The responsibility for the maintenance and ownership of water laterals typically falls upon the property owner rather than the municipality.
Water Conservation Conserving water offers financial savings on utility bills, reduces the need for extensive water infrastructure, and safeguards water resources for future generations. There are several rebate programs you can participate in to save water and money:
Midvale Water Conservation Plan The Midvale Water Conservation Plan underscores the City's recognition of the critical significance of water conservation. This comprehensive report delves into the details of the drinking water system, offering a review and summary of water consumption. It evaluates various water conservation options accessible to the City and establishes specific goals aimed at conserving water resources. The plan also highlights existing and proposed measures for water conservation, outlining strategies to be adopted by the City to ensure more efficient and sustainable use of water resources in the community.
The Sewer Division takes care of collecting wastewater for around one-third of the city. They handle all the maintenance and operation of the city's sewer system. This division regularly uses video inspections on sewer lines to find issues like breaks, blockages, or areas needing repairs. Additionally, they manage three sewer lift stations, which pump wastewater under the South Valley Water Reclamation Facility. The division regularly deals with pump blockages and part replacements to keep everything running smoothly.
Sewer Lateral Ownership The responsibility for the maintenance and ownership of sewer laterals typically falls upon the property owner rather than the municipality.