The City of Marshall has been awarded the 2010 Fluroidation Quality Award from the Michigan Department of Community Health
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Customers wanting a paper copy of the report can contact the City of Marshall Water Department @ 269-781-2210.
The water department has two separate operations; one being water production and the other water distribution which are managed by Aaron Ambler, Water Superintendent. Water production operators at the plant are responsible for keeping daily records of plant operations, monthly inventory of chemicals, maintaining proper chemical feed rates, water quality testing, and building equipment, pump, generator and lawn maintenance. The water production operation consists of 1 full time operator and two distribution employees crosstrained to work in both areas. The Water Distribution Department is responsible for maintenance of the distribution system infrastructure which includes approximately 55 miles of water main, approximately 2,800 water services, 488 fire hydrants, numerous valves and two elevated water storage tanks. Other responsibilities include installation of water mains, services, valves, fire hydrants, and water meters, meter testing, water sampling, and responding to customer complaints. The water distribution operation consists of 3 full time employees. It is the goal of the water department to remain in compliance with regulations set forth by MDNRE. It is our mission to deliver the highest quality water possible, to provide adequate fire protection and to provide a reliable and safe water service to the citizens of Marshall. To accomplish our goal it is necessary to continue to make improvements to and maintain the water treatment plant, wells, pumps, pump houses, equipment and the water distribution system. We must also strive to maintain the integrity of the water system through increased security and continue to work toward reducing the cost of providing service to the citizens of Marshall by operating in the most efficient way possible.