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.
We strive to provide water and wastewater services at the highest level of quality at the most economical means attainable and instill confidence within our customers, demonstrating assurance that the decisions made by the Board are made with the best interests of our customers in minds.