Water Department

Welcome to the City of Independence Water Department. Travis Foley, WWTP/Water Superintendent, maintains a safe and reliable water supply for city residents, businesses, and industry.

With five local wells and three towers, the city has a capacity of more than one million gallons of water as well as over 2,800 connections. The typical usage is between 700,000-800,000 gallons each day.

Water service infrastructure has expanded to serve developments on the south and west side of Independence, an additional 1,200 acres of property. Expansion is ongoing to meet the needs of newly developed areas.

The City of Independence has a municipal water supply with over 2800 connections. This is taken from five locally located wells. The City also has three water towers with a total capacity of 1,050,000 gallons. Typical daily water usage is about 700,000 to 800,000 gallons daily and over 250,000 million gallons used annually. The water is presently treated with chlorine for disinfection purposes.

As a result of expanding development into areas along the south and west side of town, water service infrastructure was put in place to provide service to an additional 1,200 acres of property. Further extensions to developing new sub-divisions is ongoing with further extensions planned in the near future.

The Independence Water Department is committed to providing professional and courteous service to our customers.

Our goal is to produce safe, high quality, reliable water, and distribute our product in the most efficient way, while maintaining and upgrading the system to meet future requirements.