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MATERIAL INVENTORY

Thursday March 29th, 2018 10:24 AM

Material Inventory for Bastrop Water System(P.W.S.)

Materials Inventory of the Distribution System

 

Number of Accounts

 

Fire Hydrants:

 

 

Residential

 

6,065

 

 

Municipal

 

437

Commercial

 

699

 

 

Private

 

11

Industrial

 

5

 

 

Fire District

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Hydrants

 

473

 

 

Total metered customers

 

6,769

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Sprinkler Systems

 

43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission and Distribution Mains

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Length in

 

 

 

 

 

Length in

Size

 

Kind of Pipe

 

Feet

 

Size

 

Kind of Pipe

 

Feet

12"

 

PVC

 

8,133

 

2.5"

 

Copper

 

210

10"

 

PVC

 

8,364

 

2"

 

Cast Iron

 

38

10"

 

Steel

 

99

 

2"

 

AC

 

2

10"

 

Cast Iron

 

2,110

 

2"

 

PVC

 

142,890

10"

 

Transite

 

34,644

 

2"

 

PE

 

1,612

8"

 

PVC

 

89,067

 

2"

 

Galvanized

 

133,268

8"

 

Steel

 

149

 

1.5"

 

Galvanized

 

908

8"

 

Cast Iron

 

2,410

 

1.5"

 

Copper

 

71

8"

 

Transite

 

55,426

 

1.5"

 

PVC

 

4,592

8"

 

Yellowmine

 

101

 

1.25"

 

PVC

 

288

8"

 

PE

 

493

 

1.25"

 

Copper

 

128

6"

 

PVC

 

56,564

 

1"

 

PVC

 

4,069

6"

 

Steel

 

44

 

1"

 

PE

 

26,221

6"

 

Cast Iron

 

19,342

 

1"

 

Galvanized

 

10,771

6"

 

Transite

 

96,650

 

1"

 

Copper

 

5

6"

 

PE

 

2,609

 

3/4"

 

Copper

 

72

4"

 

PVC

 

39,534

 

3/4"

 

Galvanized

 

6,193

4"

 

Cast Iron

 

19,763

 

3/4"

 

PE

 

4,972

4"

 

Transite

 

10,936

 

3/4"

 

PVC

 

430

4"

 

PE

 

3,412

 

 

 

 

 

 

3"

 

PVC

 

109,337

 

 

 

 

 

 

3"

 

Galvanized

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

3"

 

PE

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

895,972

 

Peoples Water Service has no lead water mains is the system. Some components that have lead include older fire hydrants, brass fittings installed before 2014 and lead or copper service lines. There are approximately 86 lead service lines in the city and are mostly in the older areas of the town. Streets include East and West Madison, West Hickory, West Jefferson, East Pine, South Franklin, North and South Washington, East Cypress, Jackson, Elm, McFee, Fairfield and Huey.

In a continuing effort to reduce any lead in the finished water delivered to homes, Peoples Water Service uses only low lead fittings, is changing out older meters with low lead meters, and adding corrosion control to treat the water. More information about lead in drinking water can be found at https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/basic-information-about-lead-drinking-water#getinto.

PEOPLES WATER OF BASTROP RECEIVES AN AWARD

Thursday July 23rd, 2015 9:15 AM

Peoples Water Service of Bastrop received highest honors this year at the Louisiana Rural Water Association's Awards Banquet when they were named the 2015 Private System of the Year. The award was presented on July 15, 2015 at LRWA's 30th Annual Training and Technical Conference held in Lake Charles Louisiana.

The LRWA Awards Program was established to recognize the outstanding efforts of Rural Water and Wastewater Systems and their personnel. Of all the systems across the state, Peoples Water Service of Bastrop was selected as this year's winner for their dedication to providing safe drinking water and/or helping to maintain a cleaner environment through their efforts in the water industry in the State of Louisiana.

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CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF SERVICE

Monday July 6th, 2015 8:00 AM

Peoples Water Service of Bastrop is proud to announce that Lori Barton has completed 10 years of dedicated service. CONGRATULATIONS LORI!

Click on the Smiley to view a photo of Lori receiving her 10 year pin from office supervisor Glenda Hayes.

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Follow us on Twitter!

Wednesday March 11th, 2015 3:56 PM

Recently, Peoples Water Service Company has activated an online social media Twitter account (PWSBastrop01). This account was created to assist us in the delivery of important information or any emergency notification to you. We encourage all customers to follow us on Twitter. To open a Twitter account, please click here .