The Water and Sewer Division is responsible for providing safe drinking water to the citizens of Cedar Hill and maintaining the operations of the wastewater collection system by minimizing wastewater service interruptions through maintaining and improving the wastewater system.
Other duties relate to maintaining and repairing the city’s wastewater collection system. Preventive maintenance is a primary concern for the wastewater system.
The city purchases potable water from the City of Dallas and contracts with the Trinity River Authority for treatment of its wastewater.
Duties of Operations Staff
The duties of the water and sewer operations staff include the following functions:
Maintain city’s water distribution system
Repair and replace water mains
Replace pavement affected by water main repairs
Repair and replace sewer (wastewater) mains
Repair sanitary sewer stoppages and overflows
Install water and sewer service taps
TV inspection services of sewer mains
Fire hydrant repair and maintenance
Drinking water taste and odor complaints
Water main leak repairs
Maintain city’s wastewater collection system
Maintain city’s water pump stations
Elevated water tanks and ground storage tanks
Paint and repair pump stations and ground storage tanks as necessary
Respond to customer requests
Water conservation and emergency water-use management
Monthly bacteriological water samples
Backflow and cross-connection control program
Utility line locates for construction or excavation