To provide the citizens of Harker Heights high-quality potable water and to deliver uninterrupted flow of water and adequate pressure in the requisite quantities while protecting their health and welfare.
Maintenance & Repairs:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Call (254) 953-5649
After Hours Emergency Call (254) 681-6779
In 1997, the City entered into an agreement with WCID #1 to increase its daily treated maximum use from 3.506 million gallons per day (MGD) to 9.0 MGD.Based on the 2006 Water Master Plan, a daily treated water Maximum of 11.07 MGD is projected for the year 2020. On May 22, 2007, the City Council authorized a resolution to participate in a minor plant upgrade at the WCID #1 Water Plant that increased the City of Harker Heights Daily treated water maximum to 13.5 MGD.
On April 1, 2006 the City signed a water supply agreement with the Brazos River Authority to increase our raw water supply in Lake Belton from 5,265 acre-feet (1,715,605,515 gallons) to 8,500 acre-feet (2,769,725,000 gallons).On June 1, 2006 the city signed a water supply agreement with the Brazos River Authority for 300 acre-feet (97,755,000 gallons) of raw water in Lake Stillhouse Hollow.The execution of these agreements insures Harker Heights will have adequate water well into the future.
The 2006 Water Master Plan provides a recommended capital improvements plan for water system infrastructure for the 20 years study period.The totals for the projects are prioritized as follows:
In 2010, the City used 1,513,252,000 gallons of water, with an average of 4.1 million gallons through approximately 171 miles of water mains each day.The City can also store approximately 5.0 million gallons of water at a given time. The city’s per capita use for 2010 was 155 gallons per day.
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What is in my water?- The City is required by the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act to develop a Consumer Confidence Report is now available to the public. The 2016 Annual Drinking Water Report includes information on the water source, regulated and unregulated contaminants, special health effects language, and information on protecting water quality.