Water Distribution

This program provides installation and maintenance of the water distribution and transmission system, installs new domestic water connections, fire service connection and fire hydrants. The division maintains the Mad River transmission line from Arcata to Eureka, reads all meters and assists the Finance Department with collection process. The division strives to protect and maintain water quality within the distribution system, tests and repairs City backflow prevention devices, and tests private backflow devices to ensure proper operation.


Brian Issa
Deputy Director of Public Works - Field Operations

(707) 441-4290

Daniel Vit
Field Superintendent

(707) 832-5111

Mario Zuniga
Utility Maintenance Supervisor

(707) 441-4257