Buckhannon Water Department
The Harley A. Brown Memorial Water Plant and Buckhannon Water Department provide water service to approximately 4,000 customers in Buckhannon and the surrounding area. The City water distribution system also provides water to three public service districts and one water association in Upshur County, serving over 24,000 people combined. The water plant maintains equipment with the technology to treat and monitor a maximum of 5.76 million gallons of water, with an average daily production of nearly 2 million gallons. The department also maintains 42 miles of water lines serving customers throughout the City and surrounding area. To ensure high-quality service, each water department employee holds a valid water distribution license or plant operator license. The City of Buckhannon Water Department is consistently ranked in the top tier of the state’s water systems for both affordability and financial soundness, as well as meeting all health and environmental standards.
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