Hamilton Water is responsible for the treatment and distribution of clean, safe drinking water across the city, and the collection and treatment of wastewater and storm water. Water is distributed to urban areas by pumping water from Lake Ontario or from municipal wells, through a central water distribution system to residential homes and businesses. The water distribution system includes approximately 2,075 kilometres of water mains, 13,073 fire hydrants, 20,860 water valves and 150,000 service connections.
We align with the City's Strategic Priorities:
Clean & Green
We protect public health and the environment by ensuring legislative compliance, focusing on energy efficient operations and disciplined water management.
Built Environment & Infrastructure
Hamilton Water provides effective and efficient responses to maintain and restore water and wastewater infrastructure across the city.
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