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The City of York Water Division provides water service within the corporate limits.

  • There are in excess of 3,500 service connections to the water distribution system.
  • The system is supplied by 16 wells averaging 300 feet in depth.
  • The combined pumping capacity of the system is 6,100 gallons per minute, and storage capacity is 1,975,000 gallons.
  • The average daily demand on the system is 1,748,000 gallons, and the historic peak daily demand in 6,470,000 gallons.
  • The system has a maximum capacity of 9,964,800 gallons per day.
  • The static pressure of the water system is 40-80 pounds and residual pressure is 35-70 pounds.
  • Water services is financed by user fees based on a customer service charge and consumption based on volume of water used.

Groundwater is available for industrial uses. The color of the water is clear with hardness in parts per million is 220. The average tap water temperature is 51 degrees F. in the summer.

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Brandon Ostentowski

Water Superintendent

Contact Brandon by emailing him directly.

Public Works Office
100 E 4th St
P.O. Box 507
York, NE 68467
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  • Phone:  (402) 363-2600 City Offices
  • Phone:  (402) 363-2606 Water Office
  • M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Emergency after hours support:

          Call York County Dispatch at 402-362-4951