The Utilities Division protects health and the environment through the replacement of ground waste disposal with piped sewerage systems above the sole sources aquifer. Responsible for administration of the Aquifer Protections Area, Sewer Service Areas and the design, construction and maintenance of sewers and landfills. In addition, the Division administers remedial activities associated with the three designated Superfund Cleanup sites. Water Quality "208" Aquifer Protection and Education Information.
New Sewer Rates Effective January 1, 2013
Hours of operation:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding Holidays.
General Business Telephone: (509) 477-3604
Operations and Emergencies: (509) 477-1984
Keep the Wipes Out of Our Pipes
Did you know that "Flushable" does NOT mean "Flushable"?
Sewer Planning & Design - The Sewer Planning & Design section accounts for Spokane County's sewer construction projects. The on going goal of the sewer program is the elimination of septic tanks above the Spokane Valley-Rathdrum Aquifer, Spokane's sole source potable water supply.
Solid Waste - The Solid Waste section works to preserve air and water quality through the administration of remedial activities associated with the County's federally listed landfill cleanup sites in compliance with both state and federal regulations in a cost effective manner.
Utilities Billing - Sewer Billing and Aquifer Protection Area Information
Wastewater Operations - Wastewater Operations Information.
Water Reclamation Program - In 1999, Spokane County began a Wastewater Facilities Plan process to evaluate long term regional wastewater needs, and to determine alternatives to meet those needs. Water Reclamation is a fundamental piece of this plan. The Water Reclamation Program serves the County by providing highly treated wastewater for beneficial reuse and concurrently protects Spokane County's surface and groundwater resources, now and into the future.
Water Resources Program - The Water Resources Program serves the County by protecting quality and quantity of Spokane County surface and groundwater resources, for multiple uses, for now and into the future.