Water & Wastewater

The water/wastewater division maintains and repairs a complex water system of valves, fire hydrants, and customer water meters.  While regulating system pressure and water volume through calculated pump efficiencies, tower elevations, and electronic controls.  The water division maintains adequate pressure and volume with as little interruption in service as possible.  The water division meets or exceeds regulations set by TCEQ.  The City of Melissa water division maintains the highest water quality as possible. 

The water/wastewater division also maintains and repairs the cities wastewater lines and lifts stations through constant electronic metering and visual checks of the system.  The wastewater division strives to provide a wastewater collection service that is continuous, safe, and reliable.

Outdoor Watering Guidelines
As a reminder the City of Melissa is under water conservation guidelines year round.  There are specific restrictions  which limit outdoor watering that vary seasonally.

  • From April 1 through October 31, standard restrictions are in place and outdoor watering is limited to no more than twice per week as needed.
  • Beginning November 1 through March 31, seasonal restrictions limit outdoor watering to no more than once per week only as needed.  

Other restrictions remain in place - for more information visit the Water Conservation Measures Web Page

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