Water & Wastewater

The Water and Wastewater Department responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining the following facilities:
    • 18 wastewater lift stations
    • Four half-million gallon elevated tanks
    • Six wells
  • Pumping an average of 4.8 million gallons of water per day
  • Serving an estimated 4,700 households
  • Treating up to six million gallons of wastewater per day

Other Resources

Call Before You Dig

Before you start digging, call (800) 282-7411 to find out the location of nearby power lines. View the Call Before You Dig brochure for more information.

Watershed Protection Plan


To develop and implement outreach efforts to educate and inform the public about watershed, water quality, conservation, and preservation related to stormwater.


  • To build awareness of watershed issues in general
  • To change behaviors that negatively effect the watershed
  • To encourage behaviors that protect, preserve, and restore the watershed
  • To inform citizens about activities that impact the watershed


A Citizen's Guide to Stormwater Drainage
"Only Rain Down the Drain" Door Hanger

Plans are underway to organize some community stream cleanup dates and storm drain stenciling, which will be announced at a later date. 

For more information, please call the City of Douglas Water/Wastewater Department at (912) 389-3447.

Staff Directory
View the Water/Wastewater Department's staff directory.