There are over 92 miles of service water main throughout
the Village, varying in size from 4 to 24 inches in diameter. All
the mains are interconnected, with the flow of water traversing
through the Village. This is known as a grid or "looped" distribution
system. It is the Water Division's responsibility to make any repairs
necessary to this system. Water Department crews are
on call 24hrs per day to repair the mains as quickly as possible.
also made to the water main valves, fire hydrants, and water service
system also includes 2 water towers located throughout the village
with a combined storage capacity of 1,500,000 million gallons. A
Water System Study conducted in 1998 identifed the need for additional
storage capacity and additional supply. Working from this report
and to continue to provide a safe, dependable water supply. the
Village of Plover constructed a new 1,000,000 gallon tower in the
southern portion of the village during the summer of 1999 and spring
2000. A third well was constructed in 2001, and
is located in southern portion of the village. Through
an intergovernmental agreement, an emergency connection to the City
of Stevens Point was constructed in the fall of 1999, which can
be used to supply water to the village residents in the event of
an extreme emergency.
questions regarding water distribution and testing can be directed
to the Water System Manager, Matt Saloun at (715) 345-5254.