Oklahoma City through its Oklahoma City Water Utility Trust is dedicated to providing clean and plentiful water to the people of Oklahoma City, Central Oklahoma and Southeast Oklahoma. More than 1,000,000 people depend on the Water Utility for their precious water.
For more than 100 years, the Oklahoma City Water Utility and its predecessor agencies have worked diligently to keep pace with the growth of Oklahoma City and its neighbors in Central Oklahoma. It has done so by thoughtfully obtaining water rights for current and future use. At the same time the Utility is obtaining water storage and utilizing treatment facilities to meet the growing needs of the city and state. All of this has been done while placing the highest value on protecting the environment and wildlife.
Number of Customers Served
- Total Individuals in Oklahoma City served- 580,000
- Total Individuals in Metro Area- 1,200,000
Number of Gallons Treated Daily
- 2010-2011 – 103.6 million gallons a day average
- Yearly: 35-billion gallons
- Total 16.8 million gallons
Total Revenue in Fiscal Year 2012
- Water- $107 million
- Wastewater- $79.5 million
- Solid waste- $41.7 million
Capital Investment in Fiscal Year 2012
- Water- $63.8 million
- Wastewater- $32.2 million
- Solid waste- $7.7 million
- Oklahoma City Employees – 700
- Contracted Operations – 100
Construction Contractors – hundreds
- 2011 Best Drinking Water in the Southwest Section, American Water Works Association, Southwest Section. Will go on to compete in the national completion held at the annual 2011 national conference of the American Water Works Association
- 2007 “Best of the Best” in American Water Works Association 2007 Water Taste
Test comprised of North American winners of state and regional water-tasting competitions.
- 2006 Best Drinking Water in the Southwest Section, American Water Works Association, Southwest Section. Qualified to compete in 2007 National Contest
- 2004, 2003, 2002, 1996, 1994, 1991 named Best Drinking Water in the Southwest Section, American Water Works Association, Southwest Section. Qualified to compete in National American Water Works Association competitions.
- 1990 first place in Drinking Water Taste Contest, Southwest/Texas Sections, and American Water Works Association.