The Water Division is responsible for the delivery of the city's drinking water. The crew operates seven deep underground water wells for drinking, three non-potable wells for irrigation only and three storage tanks all within three pressure zones.
Repair of City Infrastructure
The division also maintains and performs repairs on the city's infrastructure which include:
- 57 miles of water mains
- 860 Fire Hydrants
- 978 Water Valves
- 483 backflow prevention assemblies
All water services in Patterson are metered. Meter reading is performed every month for over 6,600 active water accounts.
All of the City's Water Operators are certified by the State Water Resources Control Board in the distribution and treatment of drinking water. The City's Water Operators are very knowledgeable in safety standards and operations for optimal drinking water quality. Leading the Water Operations Division is Water Supervisor, Mike Heard. If you have any further questions, please contact Public Works at (209) 895-8060.