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