Our Role

The mission of the Wastewater Department is to collect and reclaim wastewater in a manner that is protective of public health and the environment by:

  • Collecting sanitary sewage from residences, businesses, and industries
  • Conveying sewage to the wastewater treatment facility safely and efficiently
  • Disposing of residual materials in compliance with legal requirements
  • Treating sewage to levels specified by federal and state law
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Supporting Duties & Responsibilities 

The Engineering Division of the Wastewater Department supports that mission by performing a number of functions such as:

  • Construction management
  • Data management
  • Flow monitoring
  • Inspecting sewer construction
  • Reviewing development plans
  • Sewer design

Wastewater Engineering
Learn more about wastewater engineering by learning reading our Wastewater Engineering Handout (PDF).