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Your City at Work

Released:Feb 21, 2020

Your City at Work


Selected Stats for the Week of Feb. 17-21: 

The Numbers:

  • Installed 5 water meters
  • Inspected 2 fire hydrants
  • Exercised or maintained 18 valves
  • Repaired 11 water leaks
  • Installed 3 customer side valves
  • Performed 55 water quality flushes
  • Completed 265 city water and sewer line locates
  • Completed 13 rural water line locates
  • Shut off 6 meters for customers
  • Checked 3 areas for leak
  • Completed 1 water flow summary
  • Set 2 hydrant meters
  • Completed 2 hydrant repairs
  • Dukes root control/root treatment - 19,159 ft treated
  • Dukes root control water used - 2260 Gallons
  • Footage of sewer main rodded -  12,405  ft
  • Gallons used for rod trucks – 12,405  
  • Sewer Root cut – 210  ft
  • Manholes cleaned - 4
  • Manhole inspections - 18
  • Sewer Main repairs - 1
  • Sewer Calls/Sewer Investigations - 5
  • Placed 3 tons of hot patch
  • Placed 3 tons of cold patch
  • Responded to 3 trouble calls on intersections.
  • Performed maintenance on 10 signals
  • Completed 3 barricade setups
  • Straightened 16 signs around town
  • Made 23 signs
  • Installed 22 signs

Selected Stats for the Week of Feb. 11-14: 

The Numbers:

  • Placed 8 yards of concrete at two different locations

  • Repaired various street segments with hot patch and cold patch

  • Completed the asphalt patch on W. 26th Street

  • Picked up trash at Kameoka Trail and Boomer Lake

  • Painted the floor and walls at the south garage

  • Finished removing the concrete alley at Block 34

  • Pushed off rock and debris at the Stillwater Regional Airport

  • Removed concrete pillar at the hospital substation

  • Cleaned storm grates

  • Removed a tree off the gas line in the drainage channel at 824 Moore

  • Serviced equipment

  • Cleaned the sidewalk and the drainage channel between the sidewalk and parking lot at 821 N. Perkins Road

  • Bladed gravel parking lots

  • Filled the sinkhole in the 800 block of N. Jardot

  • Placed rip rap on the Elmwood drainage area

  • Replaced one signal head.

  • Responded to two trouble calls on intersections

  • Removed two older pieces of signal equipment

  • Installed radar detection at 6th and Fairgrounds

  • Completed two barricade setups

  • Made 20 signs

  • Installed 27 signs

  • Daily water demand:  4.675 MGAL

  • Set 4 new water meters

  • Inspected 36 fire hydrants

  • Repaired 3 water leaks

  • Installed 6 customer side valves

  • Performed 28 water quality flushes

  • Performed 196 City locates of water/sewer lines

  • Performed 8 rural locates of water lines

  • Turned on 1 meter

  • Shut off 10 meters

  • Checked for 3 potential water leaks

  • Completed 5 hydrant flow tests

  • Changed out 2 water meters

  • Checked 2 “no water” complaints

  • 42 manhole inspected (acoustic inspection)

  • Raised manhole #4385 at 5921 Deer Creek

  • Rodded 7235 feet of sewer line (cleaned with high-pressure water)

  • Root cut from 1979 feet of sewer main

  • 13 Manhole inspections

  • Cleared sewer easement from manhole #3382 to Manhole #3383 at 505 west 8th 

  • Point repair and yard restoration at 811 S Knoblock (sewer main repair)


Selected Stats for the Week of Feb. 3-7 

The Numbers:

  • Treated 4.570 million gallons of drinking water each day 

  • Set 3 new water meters

  • Inspected 19 hydrants

  • Repaired 1 water leak

  • Flushed 20 location points in the water distribution system

  • Performed 156 locates of city water/sewer lines

  • Performed 5 rural locates of water lines

  • Turned on 2 meters and shut off 5 meters

  • Checked for water leaks for 4 customers

  • Inspected 31 manholes

  • Cleaned and flushed 10,865 feet of sewer line

  • Cleared roots from 700 feet of sewer line

  • Made 11 signs and installed 14 signs.

  • Worked 1 snow day by clearing snow and ice along key streets and public buildings.

  • Concrete work at 3 locations: Southern Woods Park; 3rd and Hester; Block 34

  • Painted 2 locations: Preparing for the opening of the Stillwater Swimming Pool and removing graffiti at the drainage ditch behind Lowes.

  • Checked 50 drainage grates for obstructions.

  • Completed preventative maintenance on 1 signal

  • Repaired 2 traffic signals that were in flash mode

  • Installed 8 street signs at intersections

  • Completed 600 feet of striping

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