Wastewater Division

Division Responsibilities


The Wastewater Division consists of 3 Plant Operators and 3 Collection Operators. The cities' modern employees operate and maintain the San Jose Wastewater Treatment Facility. 

In addition to the plant, the crew maintains the Collection system consisting of thousands of feet of sewer mains and laterals; the maintenance duties for the Old Bisbee Fire Suppression System; the back-flow preventer testing and is responsible for making the Blue Stake requests as required. 

Always Available


Wastewater personnel are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week including holidays. At least 1 operator is scheduled to work on the weekends to take care of the necessary work at the San Jose Wastewater Plant. Outside of normal working hours, wastewater personnel are accessed by calling the Police Department. 

In the past year the Wastewater Division has:
  • Marked 253 Blue Stake requests
  • Answered 617 sewer calls, of which 149 were on nights or weekends

Certifications & Licenses


Two employees have Level 2 Certifications and one has level 3 Certifications.