The Water Division of the Public Works Department maintains the city water infrastructure to provide drinking water for home use, commercial use, and for fire protection.
The City purchases potable water for distribution from the Alderwood Water District. Sewer treatment is provided by contract through the City of Edmonds and King County Metro.
The changes to the new water billing rates can be found in the Mountlake Terrace Municipal Code Chapter 13.05.
Did You Know?
- Residents and businesses use on average the full content of the large storage tank or 2.5 million gallons of water per day.
- The City installs a lighted tree display each December on top of the large tank that is 135 feet tall and visible from Interstate 5.
- The water division maintains 850 hydrants, 2400 control valves and 79 miles of water distribution pipe.