FAQ And Work Performed

Some information on the City Of Albert Lea Utilities

Water Main & Water Services  

Ductile Iron

Ductile Iron

  •  Types in use – Ductile Iron,Cast Iron,PVC,Tran-site, HDPE (high density polyethylene), Copper, Iron Pipe
  • Miles of-
  • Oldest Known Record- April 12th 1892 water service connection

Sewer Pipe (storm & sanitary)

PVC Pipe

PVC Pipe

  •  Types in use-PVC,Cement,Clay,orangeburg
  • Miles of
  • Oldest Known

Hydrants

  • # of – 1,143 hydrants

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Fire Hydrant

  Valves

Water Valve

Water Valve

  • # of – 3,400 valves

Meters

Water Meter

Water Meter

 FAQ

 Some Of The Work Performed In 2008

  • 956,624,900 gallons of fresh water pumped
  • 358,000 feet of sewer cleaned
  • 141,86 feet of sewers televised
  • 5,820 feet of sewer sawed for roots
  • 3,240 meter sevice calls made to residence
  • 2,005 gopher one calls located
  • 1,137 turn offs for unpaid water bills
  • 687 meters with radios or radios added
  • 655 water meters tested
  • 655 water meters sold
  • 487 starter sewer lines flushed
  • 115 manholes rebuilt
  • 101 water sevices replaced
  • 68 inlets cleaned
  • 34 water main breaks
  • 27 storm inlets repaired or replaced
  • 12 water hydrants replaced or repaired

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.