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West Sound Utility District has 6126 water accounts and serves potable water to over 19,000 people in the Port Orchard community. It's service area is primarily East Port Orchard and it extends from Watauga Beach to Long Lake. Our service area covers about 14 square miles.

Other water purveyors in the area incude the City of Port Orchard (which also services McCormick Woods) and Manchester Water District Washington Water and Kitsap County PUD serves smaller systems in the rural area south of Port Orchard.

Fircrest Water Tanks
 
Water Boundaries

The District has 15 wells which range from 234 to 1500 feet deep. We have begun the administrative procedures to drill our next deep well. The District has 4.1 million gallons of storage that provides fire protection and equalization. We have begun working towards acquiring the property for the next storage tank, which will have 1 million gallons or more.

The water crew consists of seven men and women who maintain 105 miles of water mains and several pump stations. The water pumps and reservoirs are controlled by a computerized SCADA system that controls the pumps by monitoring water elevations and pressures.

 
West Sound Utility District
2924 SE Lund Ave, Port Orchard, WA 98366
Telephone: 360-876-2545 Fax: 360-876-2587
 
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