Utilities & Waste Management

The Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management (DUSWM), through responsible management of the county’s water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure, strives to provide the community with a safe and dependable water supply and reliable waste disposal services that do not reduce or inhibit the use of the county’s natural resources.

The division provides for the planning, construction, and operation of the county’s water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste pollution control infrastructure. These responsibilities and/or activities are distributed among 6 departments within the division and 1 support office.

Waste-to-Energy and Solid Waste Management Issues

Please Note: The Standard Details for Water Mains, Sanitary Sewers and Related Structures have been updated and were adopted by the Board of County Commissioners effective January 24, 2013. The previous version of the Standard Details is now obsolete.