About the Division
State Certified Water Distribution and Water Treatment Operators are responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's water system. Operation of two above ground water storage tanks that hold 3.8 million gallons of water combined. The water division maintains 16 active wells located throughout the City; two of these wells are currently being treated for Uranium and Arsenic. As well as maintains the following programs; backflow/cross connection control, routing flushing, valve exercising, water conservation, water meters, water quality monitoring, sampling, water system repair, maintenance and pumping stations.
The Water division has a staff of 6 personnel employees.
Request a Service or Report a Concern
Please call the Public Works Office at (209) 538-5732 during normal working hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or fill out a Customer Service Request Form. For after hours, call Ceres dispatch at (209) 538-5712.
View reports, studies, and plans pertaining to the City's water system.
To keep your drinking water safe, the City’s Cross-Connection specialist diligently checks the plans of each new business for compliance with cross-connection/backflow requirements.
The City of Ceres is committed to partnering with our residents on water saving technology and equipment to better utilize the produced water supply.
Learn more about reading your water meters.
Hydrant flushing is an important maintenance activity to clean and flush the City water mains.