Wastewater Operations

City of Houston Wastewater History

Houston Water has 39 wastewater treatment plants that collect and treat an average of 250 million gallons of wastewater per day. Over 6,100 miles of sewer lines and 383 lift stations comprise Houston’s sanitary sewer collection system. The sanitary sewer collection system moves wastewater to the local treatment plants where it can be treated and safely returned to bayous and lakes.

Wastewater Operations includes: Executive Support, Operations and Maintenance.

History of Houston Wastewater

The Wastewater Operations Branch (WWO) provides wastewater service to the citizens of Houston.

Our mission is to collect and to treat wastewater in the Houston area.

Our goal is to promote public health and welfare through the collection, treatment and reclamation of wastewater.