The Water Division is responsible for operating and maintaining the source, treatment, storage, and distribution systems in Quechee, Harford, White River Junction and Wilder villages. 4 employees are dedicated to operating and maintaining the systems.
The Hartford Water System serves approximately 2,042 customers in the villages of Hartford, White River Junction, and Wilder. The source of supply for the well is a groundwater aquifer with an estimated potential yield of 3.0 MGD. Water is drawn from the aquifer from two gravel packed wells in Wilder with pumping capacities of 600 and 1,000 GPM.
The water is filtered to remove excessive manganese and disinfected with sodium hypochlorite as required. After treatment/disinfection water is pumped to the distribution system and two storage facilities consisting of a 1.0 million gallon concrete tank adjacent to the Hartford/Norwich town line, and a 1.5 million gallon concrete tank immediately north of the Hartford Public Safety building.
In the event of an emergency a connection is available between Hartford and Lebanon, NH.
The Quechee Water System serves approximately 720 customers in the village of Quechee. The source of supply for the well is a groundwater aquifer with a State approved yield of 0.923 MGD. Water is drawn from the aquifer through a gravel packed well with a pump capable of 550 GPM.
The waters quality is classified as excellent and needs no additional treatment except that the water is disinfected with sodium hypochlorite as required. Water is pumped to the distribution system with four storage facilities consisting of a 100,000 gallon concrete tank, a 132,000 gallon concrete tank, a 400,000 gallon concrete tank, and a 54,000 gallon storage tank with a remote pumping system.