Water / Wastewater Department

Water Main


  • Operation and Maintenance of the City's Water Distribution System including 9 water wells with a total production capacity of 8.2 MGD, 5 ground storage tanks with a total capacity of 3.8 MG, approximately 130 miles of water mains, approximately 5,680 water meters, 520 fire hydrants, and the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA)
  • Operation and Maintenance of the City's Wastewater Collection System including a 2.5 MGD wastewater treatment plant, approximately 93 miles of sanitary sewer mains, 18 lift stations, manholes, and sewer service lines
  • Operation and Maintenance of the City's Reclaimed Water Distribution System including 2 distribution mains, 1 pump station, and 1 effluent lagoon

Recent Projects & Activities

  • Leak Detection Survey
  • Valve and Hydrant Operating Program
  • Employee training and certification for all employees
  • Knauth Pump Station and Storage Tank Project
  • Hwy 290 East Water Transmission Main Project
  • East Main Water Line Rehabilitation Project
  • 2" Water Main Replacement Project


New technology now enables City of Fredericksburg water utility customers to monitor their water usage and receive email and/or text alerts to potential water leaks on their property.  To utilize this tool, an account will need to be created in the Sensus Customer Portal.  The following information will be needed to set up the account:

  • Utility account number (do not include the dash in utility account when creating customer portal)
  • Name as it appears on the utility bill
  • Email address
  • Phone number (if customer wants text message alerts)
  • Create a password

There is no additional cost to the utility customer to set up this account.