MISSION OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/WATER & SEWER
We the Public Works Water Department exist to serve the best quality of water possible to all of our customers. Through many miles of pipe, throughout our distribution system we continuously monitor the water for possible contaminants that may affect public safety. We also supply through the same system, fire protection by means of 145 fire hydrants and a storage reservoir of a million gallons of water. We the Public Works Sewer Department exist to serve our customers with a collection and treatment system, for their sewage disposal, this is accomplished by gravity fed sewers, pump stations and forced mains, which deliver wastewater to the treatment facility. At that point the wastewater is treated by means of oxidation ditches, clarifies, sludge removal and disinfection before allowing to discharge the effluent into the Pemi River, guidelines must be met in our discharge permit that is regulated by State of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Department staff: The Public Works Department consists of Superintendent, Jeff Chartier; Office Manager, Audrey Landry; Wastewater Treatment Facility Chief Operator, Jesse Lamos; Assistant Wastewater Treatment Operator, Joel Furmanick; Water Distribution and Sewage Collection Chief Operator, Kenneth Pelletier; and Shared Laborer, Dane Merrill