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816 969-1900
Government

Director of Water Utilities Mark Schaufler
Director of Water Utilities        Mark Schaufler

       

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220 SE Green St
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Phone: (816) 969-1900
Fax: (816) 969-1935

Water Operations:
616 NE Douglas St
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Phone: (816) 969-1940
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Mission Statement

Provide safe, reliable water and sanitary sewer service to Lee’s Summit at a cost effective rate.

Safe
Ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations for potable water and wastewater.
 

Reliable
Provide continuous distribution of clean, potable water at flow rates to meet consumer and fire demand and to be above minimum pressure requirements established by regulatory agencies.
 

Cost Effective
Ensure financial requirements are sufficiently managed to maximize the customer’s value for water and sewer services.
 

Summary

The Water Utilities Department is responsible for providing clean, safe drinking water to the City with the exception of two areas served by other water districts. The Department purchases water from Kansas City and Independence to serve over 33,000 residential, business and other customers. Similarly, the Department operates and maintains facilities to collect wastewater from its customers so that it is conveyed to Little Blue Valley Sewer District for treatment. The Department provides sanitary sewer service to approximately 31,000 customers.

The Department performs routine maintenance and repair of over 600 miles of water line, 4,500 fire hydrants and 12,500 valves for the water distribution system. For the wastewater collection and conveyance system, the Department maintains over 450 miles of sanitary sewers and 11,000 manholes. The Department utilizes SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) technology to monitor and manage the water and wastewater systems.
 
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Division Services

The Water Utilities Department is made up of several groups that oversee the various tasks required to successfully operate the water and wastewater systems. 
 

Administrative Services
Customer Service
Water and Wastewater Operations
Facility Services
Meter Services
Backflow Prevention