The Street Department is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 22 miles of public streets including paving, patching and snow plowing. The department is also responsible for coordinating road improvements, overseeing infrastructure installation and maintaining drainage ways.
The City of Attica water system is comprised of two wells located within the corporate limits along with 18 miles of main and supply lines. One elevated storage tank provides 500,000 gallons of water storage capacity and a reservoir that also contains 500,000 gallons of capacity. The certified operator licensed with the State of Indiana holds both Water Distribution and Water Treatment III certifications. The average demand on the system is over 525,000 gallons per day. The City provides over 1,300 residential, commercial, and industrial units with water service. Water meters are read for billing on about the 20th of each month.
The City of Attica wastewater utility serves over 1,300 units on the system. The certified operator licensed with the State of Indiana holds a Class II wastewater certification. The City currently operates a Class II, 665,000 gallons per day trickling filter treatment facility consisting of an influent flow meter, a comminutor, a grit chamber, primary settling tanks, biological trickling filters, secondary settling tanks, chlorination/dechlorination facilities, and an effluent flow meter. Sewer charges are based on water consumption.
Trash & Yard Waste
The City of Attica contracts Allied Waste for trash pickup. Trash is picked up every Thursday and Friday. Thursday trash pick-up is West of the center of Council Street and South of the center of Jackson Street. Friday trash pick-up is East of the center of Council Street and North of the center of Jackson Street. During the week of a holiday both trash pick-ups are delayed one day.
The yard waste is picked up by the City and should be placed in biodegradable bags. Tree limbs should be bundled and tied to less than a 3 foot square.
Please report any problems or misses with either garbage or yard waste to the City Clerk’s office at 762-2467.