The infrastructure in Imperial consists of the following:


Rail- Union Pacific Railroad, with rail services to Mexico available from Imperial.

Truck- Regular and Irregular common carriers for Intrastate and Interstate services. Overnight delivery to: San Diego, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, and intermediate points.

Air- Imperial County Airport (Boley Field), located within the city limits, has general aviation facilities, and provides scheduled passenger service to Los Angeles, Phoenix, other points in Arizona and California.

Bus- Greyhound, Shuttle Bus, and Dial-A-Ride.

Water- Nearest water port facilities are located in San Diego, and Los Angeles.

Highways- State Highway 86 traverses the City and intersects with Interstate 8 four miles south of Imperial. Interstate 8 connects to San Diego to the west, and Arizona to the east.

Industrial Sites:

There are 250 acres in the City Limits zoned for light and heavy industry: About 50% is vacant and available in parcels ranging from .2 to 10 acres in size. Included in this acreage total is one industrial park. Water and sewer mains servicing these parcels range in sizes from 15 to 6 inches. The city will annex another 300 acres adjoining the City limits, these sites already have rail siding, water, and sewer services.

Water Supply:

The City of Imperial can supply 7 million gallons of water per day. Currently the City peaks production at 2.5 million gallons. Water rates are $9.00 plus $1.04 for every 100 cubic feet (748 gallons) used.

Sewer Services:

The City of Imperial provides sewer services with a 1.4 million gallon per day plant. Current peak flow is 2.8 million gallons.


Electricity is provided by the Imperial Irrigation District. They can be contacted by calling 619/339-9630 for rates.
Natural Gas is provided via pipelines by the Southern California Gas Company. Call 619/352-5812 for rates.

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