Wastewater Treatment Facility

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Wastewater, a Division of Public Works is responsible for the collection and treatment of wastewater generated by residential, commercial, and industrial dischargers before final discharge to the Big Sioux River according to the conditions of the city's South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (SDDANR) Surface Water Discharge Permit. The Wastewater Division consists of the collections, operations, laboratory, and industrial pretreatment subdivisions.

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    Wastewater Rate Changes - Effective: January 2023 Water Meter Readings and February 1, 2023 Bills

    Posted on November 29, 2022

    On November 21, 2022, the Watertown City Council passed resolution 22-48. This resolution amends the utility rates for wastewater. Read on...
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    Temporary Sump Pump Variance Applications

    Posted on November 8, 2022

    As of October 15th, any home or business that needs to continue operating a sump pump discharging clear water may request a variance to discharge to the sanitary sewer. The temporary variance is normally from October 15th to March 15th. Read on...
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