The City of Fennimore is served by two wells with a total pumping capacity of over 1,500 gallons per minute. The depth of the city’s wells are around 1,000 feet. Water from these wells is pumped through the distribution system with the excess collected in two reservoirs that hold 400,000 gallons of water.
In addition to the two wells, the Water Utility Department operates and maintains all the grounds, buildings and equipment of the water department to include 19 miles of water mains, 1057 water services, 181 fire hydrants and 595 water main valves.
The Village of Fennimore Water Utility was created in 1904 and came online on Sept. 20 with an 800′ deep well which fed 26 fire hydrants installed throughout the village. There were 87 water customers. In 2014, the Fennimore Water Utility pumped over 78 million gallons of water for the city’s population of around 2500.
The City of Fennimore Water Utility strives to provide high quality, dependable water service to its customers in the Fennimore area.
The water staff uses a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system for monitoring and controlling the day-to-day operation of the system. In addition, chlorine and fluoride are added through the system for disinfection and dental health.
The City of Fennimore Water Utility is dedicated to providing safe and affordable water to all. Please call our Water Department at 608-822-6718 or Director of Public Works at 608-822-6110 with any questions regarding your water utility. Thank you!
Read this information from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin regarding Your Rights as a Residential Water Customer.