I haul my own water and I would like to disinfect it. How do I do it?
How to Disinfect Drinking Water *
Vigorous boiling for 2-5 minutes
Use common household liquid bleach
Read the label for instructions
If no label . . .
Mix thoroughly and allow to stand for 30 minutes before using.
Water should have a slight chlorine odor - if not, add one more drop of liquid bleach.
Note: For larger quantities of water, see chart below:
Strength of Chlorine Solution
50,000 Gallons Water
25,000 Gallons Water
10,000 Gallons Water
5,000 Gallons Water
2,000 Gallons Water
1,000 Gallons Water
500 Gallons Water
200 Gallons Water
100 Gallons Water
50 Gallons Water
25 Gallons Water
10 Gallons Water
5 Gallons Water
*Information supplied by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
What do I do if there are bees in my meter box?
Don't panic! Try not to disturb them and contact Water Utilities at (928) 692-3136.
Who do I contact if I see a drainage ditch that is plugged?
Contact the Street Department at (928) 692-3135
When does my trash get picked up when it's a holiday?
The holiday trash schedule is published on our Sanitation page under 'Holiday Pickup Schedule'.
What do I do if I come upon a broken or missing manhole cover?
Contact Water Utilities at (928) 692-3136, and give them the location.
I drove over a pothole. What do I do?
Contact the Street Department at (928) 692-3135, and give them the location where the pothole is located.
My sewer line is backed up. What do I do, and who do I contact?
If it is your own sewer line, contact a plumber. If it is a City-owned sewer line, please call (928) 692-3125
I noticed a cracked/broken sidewalk. Who do I contact so the public won't injure themselves?
Please contact the Street Department at (928) 692-3135 and report the location of the sidewalk.
A traffic signal is out or malfunctioning. What do I do?
If a traffic signal is "blacked out" or malfunctioning, use the 4-way stop rule. Contact the Street Department at (928) 692-3135 to report it. Please give the location of the intersection. Click on the Street Department web page for a list of traffic signals maintained by the City of Kingman. All others in Kingman are maintained by the Arizona Department of Transportation. They can be contacted at (928) 757-5828.
A street light is broken or malfunctioning. What do I do?
Contact the Street Department at (928) 692-3135, and report it. Please give specific street location information, preferably with the nearest address and/or the pole number. In general, the City of Kingman maintains the street lights on Kingman's arterial streets (i.e., Beale Street, Andy Devine Avenue, Stockton Hill Road, and Hualapai Mountain Road). Citizen's Utilities Electric, (928) 753-2124, maintains most of the others.
The city-owned trash container that I use is broken and/or missing. Who should I call?
Contact the Sanitation Department at (928) 692-3102, and give them your address.
How do I get more information regarding Kingman's wastewater treatment plants?