Water

Contact Information
George Stahl
Water Maintenance
Renton, WA 98057

The Water Maintenance Section maintains and repairs pipes, pumping systems, reservoirs and meters. This team of 23 staff members is dedicated to promoting public health and welfare by assuring the best available water quality in sufficient quantity.

Renton's water originates from wells drilled into the Cedar Valley aquifer. The system consists of:

  • 1 Spring
  • 8 Wells
  • 10 Reservoirs
  • 18 Pump stations
  • 311 Miles of pipe
  • 3,762 Fire hydrants
  • 17,370 Water meters
  • 2.6 billion gallons of water produced in 2016

The section annually performs more than 1,200 water tests and 3,275 hydrant tests and adds 53,000 pounds of fluoride for dental prevention and 22,500 pounds of chlorine to help kill bacteria.

For emergencies such as leaky water meters, no water, broken pipes, or flooding of residential streets or businesses, call 425-430-7400. After 3:30 p.m. or on weekends, contact the Renton Police Department’s non-emergency number at 425-430-7500, option #8.

For questions or inquiries about a water bill, contact the Utility Billing Section at 425-430-6852.

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