About the Division
The Utilities Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's municipal water and sanitary sewer systems. Utility staff are dedicated to providing safe, quality drinking water to the residents of Coon Rapids. 24 hour response to water and sewer emergencies through Anoka County Dispatch (911) is a key component of the Utilities Division.
Groundwater & Waste Water Management
The Utilities Division maintains 24 groundwater wells which pump an average of 3 billion gallons of water annually. 22,000 metered connections are served by:
24 ground water wells
290.7 miles of water main
2 water treatment plants (iron and manganese removal)
3 elevated storage tanks
2 ground storage reservoirs
A total of 236 miles of sewer main carries waste water from homes and businesses and 16 sanitary sewer lift stations help collect and send the "grey water" to a metropolitan wastewater treatment plant.
The Utilities Division is responsible for: