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Utilities Engineering Office
1007 Elwell Ct.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Electric
Phone: 650-566-4500
Water, Gas, Wastewater
Phone: 650-566-4501
Fax: 650-566-4536
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00pm

Utilities Operations Office
Municipal Service Center
3201 East Bayshore Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Electric
Phone: 650-496-6934
Fax: 650-493-8427
Water, Gas, Wastewater 
Phone: 650-496-6982
Fax: 650-496-6924
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00-3:30pm

Wastewater Engineering and Operations

The City of Palo Alto Wastewater Engineering Section is responsible for planning, designing, budgeting and construction of major capital improvements to the city’s wastewater collection system. This program rehabilitates or replaces approximately 200,000 linear feet of wastewater mains and 2,000 service laterals.

The Wastewater Collection Operations Section is responsible for cleaning, maintaining, operating and regulatory compliance of the city’s sanitary collection system.

Capital Improvement Program

New Construction
If you need a new wastewater service installation due to new construction, addition or remodeling of a building in Palo Alto, look here for information.

Sewer System Management Plan
Find out about the City's wastewater collection system (sewer system) management plan.
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Gas & Sewer Safety Inspection Program
The Utilities Department is continuing its gas-sewer crossbore inspection program, originally launched in July 2011.
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Wastewater Specifications
Wastewater Specifications
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Wastewater Standard Details
Wastewater Standard Details
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General Water, Gas & Wastewater Specifications
General Water, Gas & Wastewater Specifications
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About WGW Utilities Engineering
Facts and figures about Utilities Engineering
( visit the utilities engineering home page )
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Wastewater
Sewer System Management Plan--Proposed July 2009
This proposed Sewer System Management Plan is a comprehensive document outlining the long term strategy for maintaining and improving Palo Alto's sewer system. It is going for Council approval in late July 2009.
Revision Date: 07/15/2009
CIP Projects
Project 20 Location Map - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Capital Improvement
Project 20 Location Map - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Capital Improvement
Revision Date: 04/02/2009
Project 21 Location Maps - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Capital Improvement
Project 21 Location Maps - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Capital Improvement
Revision Date: 09/16/2010
Wastewater Completed Capital Improvement Program Plan
Wastewater Completed Capital Improvement Program Plan Map.
Revision Date: 05/27/2010
Wastewater Proposed Capital Improvement Program Plan
Wastewater Proposed Capital Improvement Program Plan
Revision Date: 05/27/2010
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