Water & Wastewater
Existing Water System
The Ventnor City Water System is owned by the Mayor and Commissioners and operated by the City of Ventnor Municipal Water Department. The system is comprised of 6 production wells, 3 treatment plants, 2 elevated water storage tanks and I underground water reservoir.
Supply and Demand
The Ventnor City Water System must have adequate water capacity to serve peak population. In 2018 the system served an estimated population of 45,000 during the peak season. The maximum daily demand was 2.12 million gallons.
Water Quality, Capacity and Treatment
The Ventnor City Water System consist of 3 water treatment plants. The plant is located centrally in Ventnor, each serving an area of Ventnor. The first plant is located in the Heights section of Ventnor. It has the capability of supplying 1 million gallons per day. The second plant is located at Public Works. It has the capability of producing 2 million gallons per day. The third plant is located in the garden section in the City of Ventnor. It is capable of producing 1 million gallons per day. All three facilities use gas chlorine to chlorine to disinfect the water from contaminates. Water treatment is minimum due to the high quality of the groundwater.
The City of Ventnor has 2 elevated tanks and an underground water reservoir with a total capacity of 1.5 million gallons. The present storage facilities have adequate capacity to support a maximum daily demand of 4 million gallons with an average fire flow of 3,000 gallons per minute for 4 hours.
Existing Wastewater System
The City of Ventnor has a network of five pump station that are centralized in the City. Each pump station receives gravity waste and pumps the wastes under pressure to a central pumping station. The Central pumping station pumps the wastewater to the local Authority wastewater pump station. The County Pump Station, located in Ventnor, pumps the wastewater to the regional wastewater treatment plant.