Wastewater Collection

The Wastewater Collection Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the city’s collection system. The Collection Department’s operations and infrastructure maintenance is performed by staff. Staff also performs maintenance and system improvement activities, responds to work orders, and provides 24-hour emergency call out personnel. The staff also performs routine maintenance activities regarding the wastewater system that includes unstopping collection lines, sewer taps, overflows, line locations, and performs system monitoring. Other functions of the department include:

  • Performing preventative maintenance of the system facilities to reduce repair costs and provides grounds keeping activities at the city’s wastewater lift stations and plants
  • Making recommendations to the plant operations manager for improvements, replacements, and upgrades needed
  • Assisting with the implementation of the planning process for upgrading lines to promote the elimination of the sanitary sewer overflows