The City currently provides sewer service only within the city limits with approximately 2,900 commercial and residentail accounts and maintains 38 miles of sewer collection pipe, five lift stations, and a Membrane Bioreactor Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The monthly sewer utility rate is for the collection and treatment of sanitary sewer flow. Collection refers to the is the piped network, including pump stations, from the customer to the WWTP. Treatment at the plant converts sanitary sewer flow into clean water that is then discharged into the Snoqualmie River. Solids (biomass) which are a biproduct of the treatment process are collected and hauled off to an approved disposal facility.
The City currently provides service to approximately 2,978 commerical and residential customer connections within the City’s retail water service area, which extends beyond city limits. City limits make up an area of approximately 2.5 square miles while the retail water service area is approximately 3.5 square miles, and the future water service area is approximately 5.6 square miles. The city maintains 46 miles of water main, two storage reservoirs totaling 2.6 million gallons (MG), one pump station, two supply connections from Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), who we buy wholesale water from, three pressure reliefs stations, and 12 pressure reducing stations.
The City currently serves 2,844 commercial and residential accounts maintaining approximately 37 miles of storm drainage collection pipes and ditches along with approximately 170 water quality treatment facilities (vaults, detention pipes, and ponds), and over 2,500 public and private catch basins.