The City of Palo Alto Wastewater Engineering Section is responsible for planning, designing, budgeting and construction of major capital improvements to the city’s wastewater collection system. This program rehabilitates or replaces about 200,000 linear feet of wastewater mains and 2,000 service laterals each year.
The Wastewater Collection Operations Section is responsible for cleaning, maintaining, operating and regulatory compliance of the city’s sanitary collection (sewer) system.
If you need a new wastewater service installation due to new construction, addition or remodeling of a building in Palo Alto, check the menu to the left. Other information may be accessed from the links below.
Sewer System Management Plan--Proposed July 2009 This proposed Sewer System Management Plan is a comprehensive document outlining the long term strategy for maintaining and improving Palo Alto's sewer system. It is going for Council approval in late July 2009. Revision Date: 7/15/2009
Utilities Operations Office Municipal Service Center 3201 East Bayshore Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94303 Electric Phone: 650-496-6934 Fax: 650-493-8427 Water, Gas, Wastewater Phone: 650-496-6982 Fax: 650-496-6924 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00-3:30pm