Water Meters Have Been Replaced - See Notice Below

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Water Meter Replacement

City water meters have been replaced.   This change will allow the meters to be read by transmitter signals rather than physically reading each one, providing more accurate readings, the ability to find a leak more quickly plus time savings.  Readings are monitored on an hourly basis and are available every six hours.  Meter lids will be locked to prevent tampering with the transmitters.  Please make sure your indoor shut off valves are in good working condition.  In case of emergency call 911 and request city personnel shut off your water.  

Auditors Report Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Decker and DeGood,  Certified Public Accountants from Springfield MO conduct yearly audits of city finances.  The fiscal year runs from July 1 thru June 30 with the audit report available in November.   The report is available for public inspection and a link has been provided below.   

Consumer Confidence Report

Each year, by July 1, community water supplies are required to make Consumer Confidence Reports available to their customers.  These reports enable Missourians to make knowledgeable decisions about their health and their environment and provide consumers with the following information:
  • The lake, river, aquifer, or other source of the drinking water.
  • A brief summary of the susceptibility to contamination of the local drinking water source, based on the source water assessments.
  • How to get a copy of the water system’s complete source water assessment;
  • The level, or range of levels, of any contaminant found in local drinking water, as well as the federal health-based standard (maximum contaminant level) for comparison.
  • The likely source of any contaminant in the local drinking water supply.
  • Potential health effects of any contaminant detected in violation of health standards, and an accounting of the system’s actions to restore safe drinking water.
  • The water system’s compliance with other drinking water-related rules.
  • Educational information on nitrate, arsenic, or lead in areas where these contaminants are detected above 50 percent of federal standards.
  • Phone numbers for additional sources of information.
Download 2016 Report

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