Sanitary Design

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About the Sanitary Division

The Sanitary Division is focused on the maintenance and repair of aging sewer lines, sewer system needs assessment, engineering feasibility studies, and other infrastructure-related issues. These areas all have a direct impact on commercial and residential development, job creation, and expanding the tax base in the communities served by the Department of Public Works.

The Sanitary Division is also a major source of technical information for communities, providing guidance for making infrastructure decisions. The Sanitary Engineering Division has considerable experience in:
  • Maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation of sanitary and storm sewer systems
  • Operation and maintenance of pump stations and wastewater treatment plants.

Engineering and Construction Services

  • Preparation of Task Orders for repairs and rehabilitation
  • Plan review and approval of all new sewer improvements within the County service area
  • Performance of engineering analyses (required for operation of facilities and the collection system)
  • Capital improvement planning
  • Construction management and inspection
  • Provision of guidelines for new construction through use of the CCDPW Uniform Standards for Sewerage Improvements
  • Provision of infrastructure needs assessment for communities
  • Project design
  • Construction inspection of new wastewater collection systems within the county service area
  • Record keeping of as-built plans and test tee locations

Administrative Services

  • Issuance of connection permits
  • Maintenance of Record Drawings
  • Provision of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for implementation
  • Fiscal oversight of annual operating budget and capital improvement budge
  • Administration of Grants and loans
  • Licensing and permitting of more than 200 contractors


Laura Weber, P.E.
Chief Section Engineer – Sanitary Design