About College Utilities & Golden Heart Utilities

College Utilities and Golden Heart Utilities are privately held, publicly regulated water and wastewater utility companies in Fairbanks, Alaska. Together, we provide service to more than 8,500 residential and commercial customer accounts, representing over 55,000 people.

Both companies are supported administratively by Utility Services of Alaska, and all three operating companies are subsidiaries of Fairbanks Sewer & Water.

We take great pride in delivering safe and reliable utility services, but our commitment goes beyond just providing essential utility services. We care about the health and wellbeing of our customers, employees, and our environment. And we actively contribute to the communities where we live and work. This commitment is expressed in our Company Purpose.

"We help people enjoy a better life and communities thrive."

You can learn more about us and the work we do in your community by following our News page.

Your Utility at a Glance

We have been providing utility services to the Fairbanks community since the 1960's, and our activities are regulated by The Regulatory Commission of Alaska. You can learn more about how water and wastewater utility systems work on our Utility Systems page.

Drinking Water Infrastructure

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Potable Wells
4 Wells

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Production Capacity
8.0 MGD

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Distribution Mains
250 miles

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Storage Capacity
6.1 MG

Circulating Stations
28 Stations

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Storage Tanks
41 Tanks


Wastewater Infrastructure

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Collection Mains
105 miles

Lift Stations
95 Stations

About Us Wastewater Treatment Capacity Pictogram
Treatment Plant Capacity
11 MGD

Our Service Areas

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College Utilities





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Golden Heart Utilities