The North Mankato Water Department currently consists of the Water Superintendent and 3 Operators.
Their main priority is to produce and provide water to the citizens of North Mankato by following the guidelines set forth by the Minnesota Department of Health.
The water department samples and tests the water daily to ensure that all residuals are compliant.
There are over 406,000 feet of water main and 1488 valves in the City of North Mankato.
The department maintains 647 Fire Hydrants. Maintenance includes flushing all hydrants twice a year, which flushes the water main and enables them to check that the hydrant is working properly. They also make all hydrant repairs and keep them clear of snow during the winter.
They are also responsible for locating water and sewer services in accordance to Gopher One-call program.
They are also responsible for daily operation of the Storm and Sanitary stations.
Duane Rader, Water Superintendent
1885 Howard Drive
Phone: (507) 625-3382
1001 Belgrade Avenue
P.O. Box 2055 North Mankato, MN 56002-2055
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