Public Utilities

Responsibilities

The Public Utilities Department operates and maintains the Town’s:

  • 121 miles of gravity sewer and 4 miles of force main in the sanitary sewer collection system
  • 125 miles of the water distribution system
  • 6 sewer lift stations
  • 7 water storage tanks
  • 9 water booster pump stations
  • Jimmy Smith Waste Water Treatment Facility
  • Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Facility

Public Utilities is also responsible for installing water and sewer services, repairing water and sewer leaks, reading water meters, citywide fire hydrants, and replacing deteriorated water and sewer mains. State-of-the-art equipment, certified laboratory technicians, and trained/certified personnel make it possible for the Town of Boone to provide quality drinking water and exceptional service to nearly 14,000 customers daily.


  1. Request for Proposals for Lead Service Line Inventory

    The Town of Boone is requesting proposals from consultants to assist the Town with a lead service line inventory (LSLI) that will be conducted in response to EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule. Read on...
  2. Request for Qualifications for Capital Improvement Plan- Phase Two

    The Town of Boone is requesting qualifications from engineering firms to produce the second phase of a capital improvements plan. Read on...
  3. Town of Boone's Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Plant AWOP Award

    The Town of Boone’s Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Plant has been awarded the “Gold Star” honor for the North Carolina Area Wide Optimization Award (AWOP). Read on...
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