The system consists of 3 wells, 2 groundwater treatment plants, 2 water storage tanks, 50 miles of mains (ranging in size from 2 inch to 8 inch), 273 Fire Hydrants, 550 Valves, and serving 2600 customers. There is also a connection with Saraland Water to purchase or sell water under emergency conditions.
The 3 wells range in production from 300 gallons per minute to 500 gallons per minute and are located at 159 Plateau Avenue East (Plant #1) and 152 Woodland Avenue (Plant #2). They have a well depth of Well #1 - 150 ft, Well #2 - 150 ft, and Well # 3 - 140 ft.
Water from Well # 1 and Well #2 are treated at Plant #1 with treatment consisting of filtration, disinfection (Chlorine), aeration, pH Adjustment (Lime), and Corrosion Control (Zinc Ortho Phosphate). Water from Well #3 is treated on site at Plant #2 with treatment consisting of filtration, disinfection (Chlorine), aeration, pH Adjustment (Lime), and Corrosion Control (Zinc Ortho Phosphate).
The 2 water storage tanks have a combined capacity of 950,000 gallons, with Plant #1 having a capacity of 200,000 gallons and Plant #2 having a 750,000 gallon capacity. Both storage tanks produce an average pressure of 60 PSI and have a flow range of 540 GPM to 2600 GPM throughout the City of Satsuma.