Sewer

Environmental Services Building is temporarily closed
Planning and Public Works Department - Sewer Division can be reached during business hours by calling
(253) 798-4020 or email at [email protected]. Sewer bills can still be dropped off at the payment box located at the front entrance to the Environmental Services Building.

Economic relief for Pierce County sewer customers is now available
County Council has approved extending late fee and interest relief as identified in Emergency Ordinance No. 2020-44 through March 5, 2021. Please contact Customer Billing Services with questions at (253) 798-4020.

Rent and utility bill assistance
Pierce County renters with overdue rent and/or utility bills can apply for financial assistance. Renters may be eligible for up to 12-months of assistance based on need. Apply online or by calling 2-1-1.
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February 2021 Fee Changes


The Capacity and the Basin Area sewer connection charges increased by 1.7% on February 1, 2021. Pierce County collects sewer connection charges to help offset the impacts of new development on public sewer system infrastructure. Connection charges provide the funds needed to protect public health and the environment by keeping pace with growth.


Unified Sewer Plan Kick-Off!


Starting in July, the Sewer Division will kick-off a major update to the Unified Sewer Plan, or USP for short. The USP is the Sewer Division’s comprehensive plan which guides project and program development over the next twenty years. Stay tuned for more details.

New Sewer Programs


New programs are now available to reduce upfront connection fees for new businesses and loan program options for commercial and residential customers connection to dry sewer lines.

About the Sewer Division


The Sewer Division provides wastewater management, collection, and treatment services to large urban areas of Pierce County via a network of underground pipes, pump stations, manholes and the Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

Learn more about the division

Take online tour of Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
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Phone:
(253) 798-4050

24-Hour Sewer Emergency:
 
(253) 798-7000
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Closed all major holidays
Mailing Address:
9850 64th St. W
University Place, WA
98467-1078