The Manchester Water Works now maintains more than 500 miles of water mains which distributes an average of 17.2 million gallons of water every day to 32,000 domestic services and 1,680 fire services in Manchester and in the towns of Auburn, Bedford, Goffstown, Hooksett, Londonderry and Derry. More than 6.3 billion gallons of water a year are pumped through various cast iron, ductile iron, copper, cement, and plastic pipes to more than 159,000 people. Fire protection in these communities is provided through 3,390 fire hydrants.
Manchester Water Works has instituted several programs designed to better serve you the customer. Among these programs are a backflow prevention program, the purpose of which is to insure that there is no possible contamination of your drinking water due to improper plumbing interconnections, water corrosion control program that insure compliance with the federal lead and copper standards, and a meter exchange program to insure the accuracy of metered consumption.