Public Utilities

Public Utilities

Utilities Field Operations

Water Distribution & Sewer Collection Systems

Our 24 Hour On Call Number is (980) 522-0202

At the time of print, the Field Operations department employees nine staff members. These employees are responsible for the maintenance, installation, and repair of approximately 250 miles of public water distribution and public sewer line systems.

Our water and sewer systems are made up of 725 hydrants, 14 lift stations, and 2,600 manholes. Maintenance includes inspection of the sewer system for blockages to safety the City against overflows.  We are also responsible for the installation and maintenance of water and sewer laterals. We have measures in place to ensure hydrants and valves are working properly.


This division of the Utilities Department received the OSHA SHARP safety award in 2016, 2017, and 2018. 


Our 24 Hour On Call Number is (980) 522-0202

David E. Johnson, PE

City Engineer, Public Utilities Director
Phone (704) 951-0074
Mobile (704) 458-1309

Robby Stewart

Public Utilities Division Manager, Field Operations
Phone (704) 951-0074

Ray Clemmer

Public Utilities Deputy Director
Phone (704) 951-0074

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