The City of Spearfish has a combined water and sewer department. It is currently overseen by the Utilities Superintendent and a 6 person crew.
The crew is responsible for inspection and maintenance of the City’s approximately:
120 miles of water line
7 wells which produce high quality water (treated with fluoride and chlorine)
2 water booster stations
5.4 Million gallons of water storage facilities
Water Usage & Samples
The City’s water usage averaged about 2 million gallons per day in 2020. The department samples weekly at various points around the City and completes all sampling required by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) and Environmental Protection Agency every year.