Underground Utilities Department
1220 Hatcher St.
Emporia, Kansas 66801
Telephone: 620-340-6339
FAX: 620-340-6340
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After hours: 620-343-4225


The Sewer Division of the Underground Utilities Department maintains 126 miles of sewer lines and 15 lift stations. They perform daily maintenance to the lift stations, manholes, and sanitary sewer lines, including cleaning, root cutting, and answering calls on sewer back-ups. They are equipped to do spot repairs, main break repairs, and lay new water lines. They receive assistance from the Street Department on repair and new construction projects.

The Transmission and Distribution Division of the Underground Utilities Department is responsible for providing sufficient water distribution, pressure, and capacity throughout the City. This division coordinates repairs and improvements to the distribution system along with improvements to the fire fighting capabilities of the system. 

The Underground Utilities Department has one Supervisor, two Foreman, and five Maintenance workers.

Contact persons:   Michael Dvorak - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                               Chris Nichols - Foreman

                                   Darrell Rockley - Foreman

If you require accommodations due to a disability to participate in any event, meeting or activity, or require an alternative format of oral or written materials, contact Shelly Kelley, City of Emporia Community Services Officer/ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to need at  620-343-4291 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Every attempt will be made to provide a reasonable accommodation.

 

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