The Wastewater Division provides services to nearly 28,000 City of Klamath Falls residents and Klamath Basin area customers. The Division provides sewage collection/treatment and storm water collection services for the residents of Klamath Falls.


Staff consisting of 12 full-time employees responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of all equipment, facilities and infrastructure that includes: 

  • 1 wastewater treatment plant
  • 150 miles of sanitary sewers
  • 12 wastewater pumping stations
  • 4 storm water pumping stations
  • 110 miles of storm water collection lines

The Wastewater Treatment Facility cleans an average 2.2 million gallons of wastewater per day from over 7,400 service connections.

Treatment Plant Upgrade Project Underway

The City of Klamath Falls is working to significantly upgrade the Spring Street Sewage Treatment Plant due to its aging infrastructure and the need to meet new, stricter treatment standards. The plant has been in operation since 1958, serving the City for over 60 years. The improvements will incorporate advanced technologies and processes to meet more stringent water quality limits and to increase the plant's reliability and resiliency for decades to come. 


The City of Klamath falls will be distributing free compost most Fridays from April 5 through October 25. Compost pick-up will typically take place on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until Noon The compost can be picked up at the City of Klamath Falls Compost Facility at South Spring Street.

Operators will be available to help load the compost with our front end loader, but you must bring your own truck or trailer and a tarp to cover the load. For availability and more information, please call 541-891-9020 after 10 a.m. on the Thursday before.


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