Water Utilities Page
Lee's Summit Water Utilities is dedicated to providing reliable water and sanitary sewer services responsibly and efficiently for the health and safety of our community with exceptional customer service, integrity and pride.
The Water Utilities Department is responsible for providing clean, safe drinking water to the City with the exception of two areas served by other water districts. The Department purchases water from Kansas City and Independence to serve over 33,000 residential, business and other customers. Similarly, the Department operates and maintains facilities to collect wastewater from its customers so that it is conveyed to Little Blue Valley Sewer District for treatment. The Department provides sanitary sewer service to approximately 31,000 customers.
The Department performs routine maintenance and repair of over 600 miles of water line, 4,500 fire hydrants and 12,500 valves for the water distribution system. For the wastewater collection and conveyance system, the Department maintains over 450 miles of sanitary sewers and 11,000 manholes. The Department utilizes SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) technology to monitor and manage the water and wastewater systems.
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The Water Utilities Department is made up of several groups that oversee the various tasks required to successfully operate the water and wastewater systems.
- Administrative Services
- Customer Service
- Water and Wastewater Operations
- Meter Services
- Backflow Prevention