Please report any water or wastewater concerns to the Water Department at 903-894-7223 ext. 101, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday-Friday.
After-hours emergencies call 903-894-7223 ext. 128
Responsibilities & Services
The employees of the Public Works Department provide a vital public service through planning, engineering, constructing, inspecting, operating, and maintaining Bullard’s public infrastructure. All of the city streets, signs, water/wastewater utilities, city-wide distribution system, the storm drainage systems, and city parks are maintained by 7 public works employees. The department strives to ensure high quality residential and commercial development, invest time to provide and maintain high quality public assets, promote ease of mobility throughout the city, and provide a high degree of customer service and satisfaction.
Where Our Water Comes From
City of Bullard water is 100% from ground water sources. We have a total of 4 active wells and 1 emergency well, and all of the wells are supplied by the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. In total the wells can produce as much as approximately 1500 gallons of water per minute at one time. We have 1 water tower with 500,000 gallon capacity and 2 ground storage containers totaling approximately 200,000 gallons capacity.
About Our Water Supply
The City of Bullard owns and maintains about 25 miles of water line. We treat our water with chlorine, phosphate, and orthophosphate. Approximately 1300 households and business are serviced through the City of Bullard utility department.
The City of Bullard has a total of 21 miles of wastewater collection lines and force mains, along with nine lift stations. All wastewater is treated through the Wastewater Treatment Facility, that is regulated with a capacity of 438,000 gallons.