Water & Sewer
Mission Statement: Operate a great utility for our customers: inside customers, outside customers, municipal customers, wholesale customers, industrial customers, etc.
Hendersonville Water and Sewer is responsible for providing water service to over 31,000 homes and businesses in Hendersonville and Henderson County as well as sewer service to over 10,000 homes and businesses. Over 72,000 people are being served with water and over 21,000 people receive sewer service. The Department is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of over 653 miles of water mains (ranging in size from 2-inches to 24-inches), 54 water pumping stations, 24 water storage tanks (ranging in size from 80,000-gallons to 5,000,000-gallons), over 180 miles of sewer mains (ranging in size from 3-inches to 42-inches) and 31 sewer pumping stations. The Department has a staff of 78 employees making up seven divisions including Administration, Facilities Maintenance, Water Treatment, Operations Support, Water Distribution/Maintenance and Water and Sewer Construction, Wastewater Treatment and Sewer Collection/Maintenance.
The Administration division is responsible for the overall management of the Department, recommending policy to City Council, overseeing projects, capital improvements planning, grant writing, upkeep and maintenance of departmental GIS data, budgeting and purchasing oversight. This division consists of four employees including the utilities director, utilities engineer, administrative aide and administrative assistant.
For more information about the other divisions within the Department see the division tabs located to the left.