The Utility Department operates under the direction of the Utility Director. The department provides the following services to the community: Natural Gas Distribution, Domestic Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection, Operation of a Water Treatment Facility, Operation of three Sewage Treatment Lagoons, new construction gas plumbing inspections and Environmental State Audits. The Utility Department office is located at City Hall on the first floor and operates Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., holidays excluded.
The Henderson Utility Department operates a Water Treatment Facility which services the greater Henderson city area and west into the Deanburg community. The Water Treatment Facility is capable of generating more than two million gallons of treated water per day which is derived from five high volume water production wells. Additionally, the department actively stores two million gallons of treated water for water usage and operational pressure control. Further, the Henderson Utility Department utilizes a state-of-the-art satellite Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system capable of generating real time distribution data. Lastly, the Henderson Utility Department is busy deploying an automatic meter reading system. This system is capable of providing customers with real time water usage history as well as leak detection and system peak demand studies.