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  • SAINT PAUL REGIONAL WATER SERVICES Citizen, Business, Government, & 3M Working Group Presentations

    February 2019

  • About Us Began supplying water in 1869

    Governed by Board of Water Commissioners

    General Manager and Administration

    Four Divisions: Production, Distribution, Engineering, Business

  • SPRWS Service Area

    • 14 Communities Served • 450,000 Customers • 39 Million Gallons per Day • Community Relationships:

    • Board Owned and Operated

    • Wholesale • Retail

  • Water Source

    • Mississippi River Intake at Fridley • Reliable, abundant source of

    water • Flow protects against

    contamination events • Cost-efficient source

    • 10 Backup Wells • Can meet full system demand

  • Water Storage • Chain of Lakes: Charley Lake, Pleasant Lake,

    Sucker Lake, Vadnais Lake

    • Effective Pre-Treatment • Reduces Risk of Contamination

  • Water Treatment

    • Softening • Settling to Remove Particles • Adjust pH • Add Fluoride • Filter to Remove Taste and Odor Compounds • Disinfect with Chlorine and Ammonia

    End Product: Clean, healthy, tasty water

  • Distribution System

    • 1,200 miles of water main • 9,500 fire hydrants • SPRWS crews repair main breaks,

    install water main, service fire hydrants, supply temp. water, and more

  • Open for Partnership

    • Excess plant capacity exists • Ample pumping capabilities • Future plant upgrades

    • Continued ability to supply water

    • Best available technologies

    • A stable future

    SAINT PAUL REGIONAL WATER SERVICES About Us SPRWS Service Area Water Source Water Storage Water Treatment Distribution System Open for Partnership

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