Engineering Department

The City of Fairmont maintains a full-time staff in its Engineering Department located at the Fairmont Wastewater Treatment Plant. The department provides engineering services to all departments of the City of Fairmont.

The following is a list of the major responsibilities of the City of Fairmont Engineering Department.

  • Design and monitor sanitary sewer system capital improvement projects
  • Design and monitor water system capital improvement projects
  • Develop and maintain city mapping and geographic information system (GIS)
  • Develop standards and monitor water and sanitary sewer line extensions for developments
  • Leak detection using traditional methods and acoustic listening devices to locate and pinpoint leaks
  • Maintain engineering records archive system
  • Manage the sanitary sewer Combined Sewer Overflow Program
  • Perform as-built surveys for all water and sanitary sewer line construction
  • Provide engineering support to all other city departments
  • Quarterly system wide flushing of the water system
  • Valve exercise program to assist with leak detection and leak repair

To contact us, see the Staff Directory for contact information.