Water Works Ordinance
The Town of Satsuma adopted an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $448,000 principal amount of Revenue bonds of the Town of Satsuma, Alabama, under the provisions of Title 37, Chapter 6, Article 2, Subdivision 3 of the code of Alabama, 1940, as amended for the purpose of acquiring and constructing a waterworks system to provide water and water service for the Town and its inhabitants.
The bond issue covered the construction of all pipes, meters, fire hydrants, valves, etc, and all personnel property constituting a part of the waterworks system necessary for a complete water works system to provide water service in the Town of Satsuma and surrounding territory.
The construction of the Water Treatment Plant #1, located at Plateau Ave., and both Well sites, located at Highway 43 and Plateau and the Well site adjacent to Plateau Ave. began construction in 1963. This treatment plant and both well sites provided water to all city residents and had a storage capacity of 200,000 gallons.