Water Supply & Distribution

Water Conservation Program

Customer Education Goal: To supply Melbourne water customers with the information they need to make wise water-use decisions.

Student Education Goal: To educate future customers, taxpayers and decision makers about conserving water and protecting our water resources, guiding their actions for years to come.

Teacher Education Goal: To reach a larger number of students on a more in-depth and effective level utilizing the skills and enthusiasm of local teachers.

Employee and Local Business Education Goal: To work with employees of the City of Melbourne and the employees of local businesses to promote water conservation.

Alliances and Partnership Goal: To form and cultivate alliances with other City of Melbourne departments and other municipal, state, federal and private institutions for joint projects and sources of funding.

Media and Public Information Goal: To utilize all forms of media to disseminate our water conservation message.

Irrigation Goal: To increase the area’s native plantings and reduce the potable water irrigation demand on the City’s water system.

Ordinances Goal: To update existing ordinances and enact new ordinances that aid in conserving our water resources.

For more information on water conservation, contact the Environmental Community Outreach Manager at (321) 953-6302 or e-mail questions to: utilitiesconserve@melbourneflorida.org
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Lake Washington provides a surface water supply for the Melbourne area.

Water pumped from Lake Washington is treated at the John A. Buckley Surface Water Treatment Plant.

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The Joe Mullins Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant was put into operation in 1995 and processes water drawn from deep wells. 

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