The City of Lakeland Water Distribution Division builds and maintains a variety of water pipelines. It provides water to businesses and homes throughout the city. The division maintains more than 3,000 fire hydrants, over 66,500 cold water meters and nearly 2,800 backflow prevention devices. Its water distribution administration section is responsible for budgeting, scheduling and reporting of various activities related to water distribution. The City of Lakeland Water Distribution Division is located in Lakeland, Fla.