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Water Utility
Uppaway Tank
Timothy M. DeTurk
Superintendent - Utility Systems

1120 Airport Rd., Bldg F-2
P.O. Box 218
Minden, NV  89423

Ph: (775) 782-9989
Fx: (775) 782-6266

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Major Programs Offered
The Utilities Division provides water and sewer services that meet all regulatory standards and needs of the community, and are delivered in a cost-effective manner. Water services include production, storage, treatment, distribution, environmental testing, maintenance, and watershed management. Wastewater services include treatment, collection, environmental testing, maintenance, and effluent management. The division also provides 24-hour emergency response for all services.

For emergencies after hours, call dispatch at (775) 782-5126 

Douglas County Utilities operates the water systems located in the areas of
  • Genoa
  • East Valley
  • Foothill
  • Fairgrounds
  • Cave Rock
  • Skyland
  • Uppaway
  • Zephyr Cove

Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports (Consumer Confidence)

East Valley Water System

Fairgrounds Water System

Foothill Water System

Montana Water System

Sierra Country Estates Water System

West Valley Water System

Cave Rock, Skyland Water System

Uppaway Water System

Zephyr Water Utility District (ZWUD)

Water Rate Resolutions

Carson Valley Rate Resolutions 2012

Cave Rock Water Resolution

Sierra Country Estates Water Rate Resolutions 2013R-067

Skyland Water Resolution

Zephyr Water Utility District

Water Rights Fee Resolution 2007R-038 PDF

Water Meter Fee Resolution 2006R-042 PDF

Other Forms

Backflow Test Form (blank)

Domestic Well Credit Information Packet, June 18, 2013 

Additional Information / Links

Connection Permit Application

Mission Statement

To provide safe, reliable, aesthetically pleasing, cost effective potable water to our customers, to protect and preserve the water resources of Douglas County.

The department is led by the Water/Sewer Utilities Superintendent who reports to the Public Works Director. Administrative staff provides technical, accounting and clerical support. Engineering staff provides design, public facilities planning, contract administration and construction management services for Public Works capital projects.