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Department Detail:  Water Utility

Department Water Utility
Address 135 S. Stevens St.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin  54501
Phone Number 715-365-8600
Fax Number 715-365-8630
Staff Water Utility Staff
Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Water Utility owns and operates 4 drilled wells, 3 aboveground storage tanks, 1-1.25 million gallon underground treatment reservoir, and more than 66 miles of water mains ranging from 4-inch to 16-inch in size.  The utility pumps approximately 1.5 million gallons of drinking water on an average day.  This water is also available for commercial and industrial users and for fire protection.

The utility adds fluoride to the water for protection against tooth decay; caustic soda to adjust the pH and protect against corrosion; polyphosphates to sequester iron and manganese and protect against leaching of copper and lead; and chlorine for disinfection.

  • Operate and maintain wells, pumps and treatment facilities
  • Operate and maintain distribution mains, towers and services
Public Information Please contact the Water Utility office (365-8600) for billing and rate information. 
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