Three common types of backflow assemblies are RPS, DC, and PVB. Double-Check Assemblies are not allowed.
The Production team is responsible for the production, treatment, sampling, and regulatory compliance of Meridian’s Drinking Water. This Section is our first defense in forecasting water capacity needs and constructing new source water and treatment facilities. The Professional Operators within this Section operate complex pumping, treatment, and control systems, along with handling maintenance and repairs of equipment such as pumps, motors, and reservoirs.
The Field Services team handles metering and customer service of our utilities. Through precise routing, scheduling, and review, this team of dedicated Operators is responsible to collect, audit, and troubleshoot water usage reads required for billing. They monitor and maintain the City’s network of meters and its read-capturing system, performing repairs, replacements, and installation for new and existing customers as well as handle customer service inquiries for billing concerns and potential leaks.
Meridian has an extensive underground distribution piping network to deliver water for emergency use (fire hydrants) as well as meet water demands of our residents and businesses. The Maintenance team is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, and flushing of this network and its related assets (fire hydrants and pressure-reducing stations). These activities are instrumental in ensuring adequate water flows are available for fire events and that water quality is maintained throughout the system for our customers.