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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Residential Collection Customers May Sign Up For Holiday Garbage Collection Notifications

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Watertown Regional Landfill

 Holiday Collection Electronic Notification

 

Residential collection customers may sign up to receive holiday garbage collection date notifications by email or text message on your phone.  To sign up for...

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Holiday Garbage Collection
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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Public Service Announcement

 

Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2021

 

Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill.  Please bring your resi...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Every October, the Watertown Street Division asks contractors to discontinue digging in City streets due to the seasonal closure of the asphalt hot mix plant.

 

Starting Oct. 22nd, 2021 through May 1st, 2022, only eme...

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Street Department
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Sump Pumps Prohibited From Discharging to Sanitary Sewer

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Sump pump water is prohibited from being discharged to the sanitary sewer.  It is imperative that sump pump water be directed to your yard, street curb and gutter, or another acceptable location. Remember to lay your sump pump hose out on a decli...

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Wastewater
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Sump Pump Variance - $125 Annual Fee

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With the adoption of Resolution No. 20-48 on November 2, 2020, the wastewater rate system was amended to incorporate a sump pump variance fee effective January 1, 2021.  As such, in October 2021 there will be an annual fee for a sump pump varianc...

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Wastewater
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Yard Waste Containers Are Available

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Watertown Regional Landfill

 and Solid Waste Collection

 

Yard Waste Containers Are Available

 

The City of Watertown has containers for sale that can be used to store and dispose of yard waste. These containers have wheels and attac...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Continuation of Large Patch Project

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Starting at 8 AM, Monday, September 20th, 2021 the Watertown Street Division will begin work on 17thSt. E. from 17th Ave. S. to 20th Ave. S. (S. Bypass). This stretch of roadway will be closed to through traffic.The ...

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Street Department
Posted on: September 16, 2021

2021 City Surplus

AUCTION

The City of Watertown Surplus Auction will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 starting at 10:00 AM at the Codington County Extension Building.  The Codington County Extension Building will open at 9:00 AM to view items prior to the sale. Ple...

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Finance
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Summer Safety

Watertown Health Education

Summer is here! ? Local experts discussed sunscreen tips, heat exhaustion warning signs, fire pit safety, drinking alcohol safely when it is hot out, walking and biking safely, and City ordinances late June at City Hall.

 Speakers:

Abby Gietzen, Pr...

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Health Education
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Discussion

Watertown Health Education

Kari Johnston, Human Service Agency, Mental Health Officer Alexis Buysse, and Angela Hyde, NAMI join moderator Kelli Rumpza, Human Service Agency to discuss mental health. Learn about mental health, what it is like to see a counselor, self-care, and more....

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Health Education
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Underage Drinking

Watertown Health Education

From the moderator Kelli Rumpza, Human Service Agency: As parents, we need to continually educate ourselves to help prevent substance misuse in our homes.  But where do you go for the right information?  We read the headlines, we see soc...

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Health Education
Posted on: May 6, 2021

2021 Downtown Business District Sweeping Schedule

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For Immediate Release 

 

Weather permitting, on Friday morning, May 7th, 2021 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., the Watertown Street Division will be sweeping the roadways in the Downtown Business District

 

This will encompass all ...

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Street Department
Posted on: April 26, 2021

City Mowing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Watertown is currently reviewing all rights-of-way that our staff are mowing & maintaining. Through this process, we have discovered that city staff has inadvertently been mowing some of these areas that the adjacent l...

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Street Department