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A Year of Progress and Projects

Annual Report to the Water Commission now available

Post Date: 8/16/2023

The Annual Report to the Water Commission is now available on the website. This is your guide to in-depth data on water production, treatment, and use throughout Flagstaff’s water system. This comprehensive report details the activities of all Water Services Sections from Production to Distribution, Wastewater Collections to Reclamation and Reclaimed Water, Engineering, Compliance, SCADA, and Stormwater in calendar year 2022.  It covers the year’s efforts in Water Resources and Stormwater Management, as well as a review of accomplishments aligned to the 2025 Strategic Plan. The report also covers infrastructure projects, conservation activities, and accomplishments. 

This is a bird’s eye view of behind-the-scenes work done every day by your Water Services team to keep your water flowing while remaining clean, fresh, and reliable. 

This 79-page report is easily accessible on our website. If you would like a paper copy, please send a request to


Blog Archive


Inner Basin Flows Return (PDF) - August 11

Healthy Water, Healthy Ecosystems (PDF) - July 25

Maintaining Water Quality in Flagstaff (PDF) - June 20

Stormwater Strategic Plan Focuses on the Future (PDF) - May 26

Improving Sustainability Through Reclaimed Water (PDF) - April 22

Testing Flagstaff's Drinking Water (PDF) - March 10

Reconnecting Flagstaff's First Water Supply (PDF) - February 17


Thank You, Flagstaff! (PDF) - December 12

Preparing for the Floods (PDF) - November 2

Proposition 441 Supports Water Health and Safety Measures (PDF) - October 4

Adding a New Waterline Loop Increases Capacity on East Route 66 (PDF) - June 9

Preparing for Monsoons and Beyond (PDF) - May 1

The Phoenix Avenue Bridge Project is Complete! (PDF) - March 31

Wildcat Hill Digester Complex Expansion (PDF) - March 1

Water Services Focuses on Efficiency (PDF) - January 5


A Roadmap to Future Solutions (PDF) - November 30

Spruce Wash Flood Projects Continue (PDF) - October 29

Telling the Story as We Plan for the Future (PDF) - September 30

A Summer of Improvements - Getting Tanked Up (PDF) - August 31

Testing Groundwater Recharge Strategies with Recycled Water (PDF) - July 30

Managing Flagstaff's Sewer Infrastructure with GIS Technology (PDF) - June 30

Flagstaff Plans for a New Groundwater Well in its Portfolio (PDF) - May 27

Coconino Estates Improvements Continue This Summer (PDF) - April 29

Keep Flagstaff's Water Clean: Only Snow and Rain in Stormwater Drains (PDF) - March 31

Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Plant Receives Necessary Upgrades (PDF) - February 26

McAllister Well and Pumphouse Adds Capacity to our Water System (PDF) - January 28


Woody Mountain Clarifier Project Wraps Up 2020 Capital Improvements (PDF) - December 29

Updates on Capital Improvement Projects Started in Summer 2020 (PDF) - November 30

Planning for Flagstaff's Water Future (PDF) - October 29

Flagstaff Water Services Receives Two National Water Conservation Awards (PDF) - September 30

Updates on Stormwater Maintenance in Flagstaff (PDF) - August 31

Ground-Breaking Infrastructure Upgrades Continue This Summer (PDF) - July 30

Focus on Infrastructure Development for Summer 2020 (PDF) - July 1

Brad Hill, Water Services Director, Retires After 12 Dedicated Years (PDF) - May 26

Keeping Your Water Clean and Safe (PDF) - April 29

Linda Vista Drive Construction Tackles Two Water Projects Simultaneously (PDF) - March 31

Are There "Forever Chemicals" in Our Drinking Water? (PDF) - February 26

Planning for the Next Decade (PDF) - January 29


Inner Basin Pipeline repaired just in time to aid Fire Operations (PDF) - July 23

Control Room Modernization at Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant (PDF) - June 13

Upgrades at Rio Water Reclamation Plant Improve Efficiency & Safety (PDF) - February 15


NAU and Flagstaff Water Services Create Winning Partnerships (PDF) - December 11

I-40 Transmission Line (PDF) - November 5

New Aerator Protects Aquatic Life in Frances Short Pond (PDF) - May 23

How TV Vans are a Driving Force for Efficiency (PDF) - May 1