This section of the Department installs and maintains the 422-plus miles of underground water pipes scattered throughout Mission. The Department works throughout the day and is on call at night, holidays, and weekends and is responsible for providing uninterrupted water service to our customers. Water line sizes range from 3/4” to 20”. Water meter installation is another responsibility of this section of the Department. Approximately 75 water meters are installed a month with a 3 to 7 day waiting period for installation. Licensed water distribution operators are on staff and other trainees are currently attending instruction in classrooms and on the job to gain their state certification.