Water & Sewer
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.
Washington's nationally-recognized 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.