Water and Sewer Utilities
The City of Washington
Public Works Department provides
Water and Wastewater utilities through its Water
Resources and Water
& Sewer Divisions.
Groundwater is treated
at the Washington Regional Water Plant treats water so that it meets EPA
and State permit standards. The Water Plant not only serves residents
of the City of Washington, but also the Beaufort County water districts.
Wastewater Treatment Plant treats wastewater from homes, businesses and
industries so that it meets EPA and State permit standards. This plant
not only serves residents of Washington, but also the Town of Chocowinity,
Cypress Landing and Fountain Power Boats.
Other activities in
support of water and sewer services include maintaining and repairing
the water distribution and wastewater collection systems; constructing
water mains and sewer lines; installing water and sewer connections to
new homes and businesses; maintaining fire hydrants; and for testing,
repairing, installing and replacing customers' water meters.