Wastewater Management

The Wastewater Management Division maintains more than 1,500 miles of sanitary sewers and 550 miles of storm drainage facilities.

Our mission:

The Wastewater Management Division plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains Denver's sanitary and storm sewer systems. High quality cost effective service is provided by using a team approach and recognizing that customers and employees are paramount to the Division's success.

Our Sections:

Wastewater Design Engineering

The Design Section of the Wastewater Management Division is responsible for the design of all sanitary sewer improvements and storm drainage facilities within the public right-of-way of the City and County of Denver. This responsibility includes drainage problem investigation, design solutions, contract administration, preparation of standard construction drawings and specifications. 

Water Quality

The Water Quality Section is responsible for managing compliance programs for the City and County's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Permit with the State of Colorado.  The Water Quality Section also participates in numerous regional water quality enhancement programs.

Wastewater Operations

The Wastewater Operations division maintains the sanitary and storm systems by monitoring, cleaning, repairing, and rehabilitating/reconstructing system components.

Wastewater Customer Service

The Customer Service and Support section of Wastewater Management is responsible for accurately billing the agency's 155,000 customers for monthly sanitary sewer and annual storm drainage charges.