City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Drinking Water Quality Data

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At the end of each month, the Water Treatment Plant staff run reports on the Water Quality Data averages for the previous month. The data is then posted here.


Current Water Quality Data for the Month of March 2020

Raw Water Quality

Non-Carbonate Hardness, ppm: 112
Total Hardness, ppm: 420
Total Hardness, grains per gallon: 24.56
pH: 7.43

Treated Water Quality
Non-Carbonate Hardness, ppm: 119
Total Hardness, ppm: 174
Total Hardness, grains per gallon: 10.17
pH: 9.49
Chlorine residual, ppm: 2.73
Iron content, ppm: 0.02
Fluoride content, ppm: 0.33

Bacterial Samples
Samples Taken: 60
Confirmed Positive Samples: 0