Water Station

The water station operates the water distribution system, including water processing equipment. They are also responsible for pest control.

Water Station flushing a hydrant.


  • Coordinate repair of water main breaks
  • Test water to ensure purity or chemical balance in campus systems
  • Implement pest management solutions

Water station personnel service water processing equipment such as softeners, deionizers, cooling towers, and reverse osmosis and swimming pool filtration systems. They service all campus water features, including ponds, fountains, and swimming pools. When water to a facility is shut off due to construction, the water station tests it to ensure it meets EPA standards when service resumes. They also provide distilled water for Abbott Power Plant. Water station personnel are responsible for campus pest control. They eradicate bugs, including bed bugs, termites, and stinging insects. They also remove live birds and animals from building interiors.

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