The Wastewater division maintains all the components that comprise the City's Wastewater infrastructure, valued at over $7,029,552.
The various components of the system include: 75 miles of sanitary sewer, 5 lift stations, and 1,607 manholes. The Division's mission is to maintain the system in a sustainable manner, at the lowest cost to the rate payer.
This fund continues an aggressive education program for our employees, to keep up with changing technology, rules and regulations. The division is also responsible for public education and implementation of the Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Program.
The City contracts with: Clackamas County Services District #1 (Kellogg Treatment Plant), the City of Portland and Oak Lodge Sewer District for treatment of sewage. This division develops, projects and oversees the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the Wastewater infrastructure.
Number of Employees:
- .50 Operations Supervisor
- 4.0 Utility Workers
- .50 Utility Specialist
- .25 Utility Billing
- Provide quality customer service
- Continue to meet the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency
- Continue to maintain, inspect and repair existing infrastructure.
Typical Work Load:
- Wastewater main line cleaning
- Wastewater main line inspecting
- Wastewater main line repair
- Manhole rehabilitation
- Lift Station maintenance
- Underground utility locates
- Infrastructure mapping and numbering
- Citizen requests
- Public outreach and education
- FOG inspection
|Capital FY 2015||Amount|
|Materials and Services||$4,521,000|
|Project Listing for FY 2015-2016|
|Wastewater Clay Pipe Replacement Project|
The Wastewater Division welcomes your inquiries. Feel free to contact Ronelle Sears, Supervisor of the Division 503-786-7615 or searsr@MilwaukieOregon.gov