Water - Treatment and Distribution
About the Department
The Dubuque Water Department is dedicated to producing and delivering drinking water that is in compliance with all state and federal drinking water standards. We continually strive to adopt new and better methods of delivering the best quality drinking water to the citizens of Dubuque.
As regulations and drinking water standards change, we continually strive to adopt new and better methods of delivering the best quality drinking water. It is our commitment to incorporate these changes system-wide in an expeditious and cost-effective manner.
The Eagle Point Water Plant is supplied by five shallow and four deep wells. It serves an average water demand of eight million gallons daily. The treatment facility uses chlorination, fluoridation, filtration, and lime softening processes to comply with all federal and state primary drinking water standards.