Water System Information

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 Service Area  389 Square Miles
 Water Mains in Service  985 Miles
 Water Storage Tanks  11
 Water Storage Capacity  16,000,000 Gallons
 Primary Water Source  Groundwater
 Customers  Approximately 31,800



Drinking Water Sources

The Madison County Water Department uses water from seven different sources to provide drinking water to its customers.

  • The three primary sources are groundwater sources:
    • Bo Howard Well
    • Hazel Green Well
    • Cress Well / Mountain Fork Water Treatment Plant
  • Other four sources are a part of Huntsville Utilities’ water system:
    • Lincoln/Dallas Water Treatment Plant - a groundwater source
    • South Parkway Water Treatment Plant (SPWTP), Southwest Water Treatment Plant (SWWTP) and Southeast Water Treatment Plant (SEWTP) – all Huntsville Utilities’ Tennessee River surface water source treatment plants

If you would like more specifics about where your water comes from, please contact the Water Department for more information.