Responsible for maintaining, testing, and repairing water supply pipes
buried beneath our city streets. Troy maintains 116 miles of water main and
1030 fire hydrants to supply drinking water and fire protection to our
citizens. Three elevated storage tanks (Herrlinger, Stanfield, and Barnhart)
store up to 3.5 million gallons of water.
When a main break occurs, the staff responds to the reported break in all
types of weather and at all times of the day.
Water mains range in size up to 24 inches. This division is also responsible
for reading and maintaining over 8500 water meters each month.
Responsible for maintaining and repairing over 100 miles of sanitary sewer
(6 inches to 42 inches), over 60 miles of storm sewer (6 inches to 60
inches), and all manholes and stormwater catch basins.
Crews use advanced technology to clean and inspect the sewers to maintain
flow volumes to help drain streets and transport sewage to the Wastewater
Treatment Plant. Storm water is collected in separate storm sewers, where it
flows to ditches and eventually to the Great Miami River. Staff is also
involved in maintaining some improved drainage ditches in Troy.
Please contact Mr. Thomas Funderburg, with any questions.