Field Operations

Subdivisions of Field Operations

The Field Operations Division of the Office of Water and Sewerage consists of the Resource Group, Hydrants & Valves, Central Supply and two maintenance zones.

Maintenance Zones

Shreveport is divided into Water and Sewer maintenance zones. Each zone's work task force is responsible for all maintenance work, including:
  • Repairing or replacing manholes and covers within their respective maintenance zone
  • Repairing water and sewer mains
  • Replacing or repairing fire hydrants
  • Replacing or repairing valves

The Resource Group

The Resource Group is responsible for preventative maintenance on the sewer system. This includes jet washing the mains to unclog debris blockages and performing video inspection to determine where sewer main breaks and failures have occurred. They also perform valve exercises for water main repair.

The Central Supply & Warehouse Group

The Central Supply and Warehouse Group is responsible for stocking, warehousing, and issuing all materials and supplies including:
  • Dirt
  • Fire hydrants
  • Gravel
  • Manholes
  • Pipe
  • Sand
  • Sod
  • Valves
Additionally, it maintains and issues special motorized equipment that may be needed to accomplish a needed water or sewer main repair.