The Marion Water Department is dedicated to providing its customers with a safe, high quality and reliable water supply that meets or exceeds all federal and state drinking water requirements. Our goal is to produce and distribute our product in the most efficient way, while maintaining and upgrading the system to meet future requirements. We are also committed to providing professional and courteous services to satisfy the diversified needs of our customers.

Marion Water Department is governed by a five member Citizens' Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.  The Board of Trustees meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:15PM at the Marion City Hall. 

The department employs nine field employees and five office staff. There are 14,522 metered accounts which are serviced through a network of 192.59 miles of water mains, 2,554 public water valves, 3,860 private water valves and 1,715 fire hydrants.  

Water is supplied by 10 deep wells, and five pumping stations, five ground storage tanks with a total capacity of 3,200,000 gallons, and three elevated storage tanks with a total of 2,000,000 gallons of capacity.

The average daily water pumpage is 2,799,000 gallons.  


Main Office - Located in City Hall              Contact Main Office
Marion Water Department  
1225 6th Avenue, Suite 150                                         
Marion, IA 52302
Ph. 319-743-6310
Fax. 319-377-7892


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday        



1225 6th Avenue (curb side) West driveway onto 12th Street from main City Hall parking lot 

Main Shop               
101 8th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302

Shop Hours: 
8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday