Light & Water
Drinking Water Warning
Light and Water Superintendent, Warren Rice has advised that nitrate levels for Watonga's water are at higher than recommended levels. Nitrates in drinking water can pose a health risk for infants less than 6 months old, pregnant women, and people who have serious health concerns. For more information call the Light and Water Department at 580.623.7353.
The light and water department serves more than 1,500 customers, delivering water and power to homes and businesses. The department also is responsible for operating and maintaining the city’s sanitary sewer system and treatment plant.
The department is composed of 12 employees. Three administrative personnel ensure efficient operations and quality customer service while the remaining nine staff members maintain the electrical, water and sewage system infrastructure. The city operates two water towers and maintains a citywide electrical distribution system.
Watonga is a member of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, which obtains energy from a variety of power generation sources and delivers it to the city’s distribution system.
Questions or concerns about the city’s utility services can be addressed by contacting the Light and Water Department at 580-623-7353 or write us at:
PO Box 280
Watonga, OK 73772
Please note: Office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 with new PUBLIC ACCESS hours 8:30 to 4:30.
Light and Water Superintendent
Light and Water Business Director