Utility Maintenance

The city's Utility Maintenance Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Water Distribution System and Wastewater Collection System. Services include repairing water leaks, eliminating sewer blockages, locating and marking lines, reading and maintaining of 9100 water meters in the system. We also install water and sanitary sewer services, as well as perform routine and special maintenance of 161 miles of water lines, 438 fire hydrants, the main system and Wakefield Water System (a 122 million-gallon reservoir), 2 concrete dams, 4 elevated storage tanks, and 2 water booster stations.

The sewer collection system is made up of over 160 miles of sewers, ranging in size from 6" to 48". The system contains 12 sewer pump stations and over 2,200 manholes. Maintenance duties include video inspection of sewer mains and appurtenances; flushing, cleaning and repair of sewer mains and manholes cleaning and repairs on 9,150 house service / lateral line connections. 

Emergency Water Breaks
For emergency water breaks, please call 410-848-9565 on weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. After hours and on weekends, please contact the Westminster Police Department at 410-848-4646.

Miss Utility System

Attention to users of the Miss Utility System, please review our important billing information.