Utilities

The City of Richfield Utilities are split into three different divisions: water, wastewater, and storm water. The Utilities divisions has 17 employees:

  • 3 Supervisors
  • 4 Water Plant Operators
  • 2 Water Plant Mechanics
  • 8 Public Works Workers

WATER UTILITY

The Water Utility consists of:

  • Lime softening water treatment plant
  • 2 water towers
  • 7 wells
  • 116 miles of water main
  • 1,062 fire hydrants
  • 2,460 valves
  • 10,820 service connections

WASTEWATER UTILITY

The Wastewater Utility consists of:

  • 9 lift stations
  • 100 miles of sanitary sewer main
  • 2,020 manhole structures

STORM WATER UTILITY

The Storm Water Utility consists of:

  • 10 lift stations
  • 94 miles of storm water main
  • 14 holding ponds
  • 2,000 manhole structures
  • 3,719 catch basins
  • 2 Infiltration Systems (Taft Park and Veterans Memorial Park)
  • 1 Flocculation Treatment System

UTILITY CONTACTS

Water Treatment Plant
6221 Portland Avenue
Mike Petersen 
Assistant Utilities Superintendent
(612) 861-9798 

Utility Operations
1901 E 66th Street
Utilities Superintendent
Russ "Butch" Lupkes
(612) 861-9175

Utility Billing
6700 Portland Ave S.
(612) 861-9164

Utility Maintenance/Service
1901 E 66th Street
(612) 861-9198

After hours & Non-business day dispatch                             
(952) 826-1600