About

City Utilities

Our Mission

We support public safety, public health, and enhance regional economic development by delivering high quality, affordable water, wastewater and stormwater services, in ways that protect the environment.

Fort Wayne City Utilities is a steward of our most essential resource: water. Other than the air we breathe, there is no more essential resource than water. It is one of the foundational elements of life and business in our region.

City Utilities is integral to our community, its current well-being and its growth into the future. We are focused on enhancing the quality of life of residents, supporting the success of businesses, and making our community a fun and rewarding place to live and do business. Our vision is to be nationally recognized as a regional utility of excellence—and we are well on our way!

Services

City Utilities continuously strives to improve operations, increase sustainability, and take a business-minded approach to providing clean water, reliable drinking water, and stormwater and sanitary sewer service to the community at affordable prices.

Drinking Water

Drinking Water

Fort Wayne’s Water Utility is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving an extensive system of pipes, hydrants, and treatment processes all aimed at providing safe and reliable drinking water to and from buildings and homes, while also insuring that water is available during emergency situations like fires or droughts.

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Stormwater

Fort Wayne’s Stormwater Utility is responsible for operating, maintaining, and improving an extensive system of open waterways and enclosed storm sewer lines. This system exists to collect the rainwater that runs off yards, roofs, streets, and parking lots and carry it away from neighborhoods to nearby rivers, thus ensuring that streets and parking areas do not flood.

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Sewer System

Sewers

Fort Wayne’s Sewer Utility is responsible for operating, maintaining, and improving an extensive system of pipes, lift stations, and treatment processes all aimed at providing safe and reliable removal of sanitary waste from buildings and homes. The City is also making many investments to reduce sewage pollution to local rivers.

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Backflow Prevention

Preventing potentially contaminated water from being siphoned back into City Utilities’ drinking water distribution system is essential for the protection of public health and welfare. See what you can do to help.

Septic System Elimination

City Utilities is working to eliminate failing septic systems in the city by making connections to public sanitary sewer systems available for these properties. Learn why and how to get connected to city sewers.

Strategic Plan & Annual Reports

We are guided by a strategic plan and we are pleased to provide annual reports to our customers and community.