The City of Lebanon has been providing water to the City since 1929. Currently Lebanon's water comes from seven (7) deep wells. The City has around 6000 water connection and serves around 14,000 customers with 120 miles of water line. The water system's maximum capacity is 5 million gallons/day. Average consumption is 2.7 gallons/day with peak consumption at approximately 3 million gallons/day. The system has a storage capacity of 3 million gallons in five (5) elevated storage towers.
Additionally, the City operates and maintains approximately 600,000 feet (120 miles) of sanitary sewer line in the wastewater collection system. The collection system includes 2,500 manholes and 41 lift stations ranging from 2hp to 125hp pumps. The City is broke up into 3 watersheds the Dry Auglaize, Goodwin Hollow, and Cobb Creek. Additionally, for oversight, the department sends quarterly reports to the Department of Natural Resources.
The Responsibilities of Environmental Services include:
- Providing high-quality water for domestic, industrial, and fire fighting
- Providing excellent customer service
- Providing services 24-hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year
- Troubleshooting customer complaints
- Locating customers sewer tap
- Treatment of 2.4mgd of wastewater daily
- Inspecting the whole collection system every 5 years
- Various Cleaning, Monitoring/Inspecting, and Testing
- New connections to the City’s main line
- Visiting all 41 Lift Stations 3 days a week
- Easement Maintenance
If you notice a sewer overflow or water leak, please call (417) 322-9001 for assistance. The Lebanon Police Department no longer accepts utility interruption calls.