The Water Department manages the City of Corpus Christi's water supply and distribution system. The department works to provide safe drinking water that meets state and federal regulations. The department plans for future needs and strives to improve water quality, customer satisfaction, efficiency, and productivity. The department also reviews the design and construction of water facilities and infrastructure to ensure service reliability. In addition, water conservation programs and resources are promoted to inspire the community to take an active role in protecting the environment.
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For residents that are selected to participate, Water Department employees will re-use water that was released from flushing fire hydrants to water your yard.
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Kevin Norton, P.E., Director of the Water Department
Kevin M. Norton joined the City of Corpus Christi in September 2018 as the Director of Water Utilities after retiring from the military. He served almost 25 years in the US Navy onboard two ships as a Surface Warfare Officer and for 17 years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.
As Director of Water Utilities, he is focused on operations, environmental compliance, and infrastructure improvements related to water treatment, water quality, wastewater treatment, stormwater, and the water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
He was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up at Army bases in California, Arizona, Colorado, and South Korea. His Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering is from University of Colorado, and his Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in the State of California.