About Hicksville Water District
The Hicksville Water District provides more than 2 billion gallons of water to nearly 48,000 customers each year. It is pumped by 15 wells situated approximately 600 feet beneath the earth’s surface from Long Island’s Magothy aquifer. The water is carried throughout the District’s 7.9 square mile service area to more than 15,400 homes and businesses in Hicksville, as well as portions of Bethpage, East Meadow, Jericho, Levittown, Syosset and Westbury. It travels through 166 miles of mains ranging in width from 6 to 24 inches. The utility’s storage capacity of 7.23 million gallons of water includes 2 elevated tanks and 3 ground level tanks.
The Hicksville Water District maintains more than 1,500 fire hydrants to assist area firefighters with protecting the community.