The Distribution Division is responsible for ensuring the safe delivery of the public water supply to the consumers.

Duties include the operation, maintenance and repair of water mains, hydrants, valves and water service lines. The Distribution Division also monitors new construction to ensure that installation and material meet City specifications.
Red Hydrant
The Distribution Division is also responsible for the locating of underground water utilities through the JULIE notification system. The JULIE system ensures that underground utilities are not damaged during excavation. Remember to call 811 before you dig.

Water Distribution Facts
The City of DeKalb’s Water Distribution System contains:
  • 177 miles of water main
  • 2,445 hydrants
  • 3,018 valves