Wastewater Utility Tour

Take a shower. Wash your clothes. Flush the toilet. You know where water comes from, but where does it all go? From your house to the creek in 24 hours, our Wastewater Utility handles millions of gallons of water daily. Click the numbers on our virtual tour below to get a behind-the-scenes look at the processes that keep the water moving and the environment healthy.

Roseville’s Wastewater Utility

  • Operates two wastewater treatment facilities that have the capacity to treat up to 30 million gallons of water daily
  • Maintains 505 miles of sewer mainlines, 246 miles of sewer laterals and 11,195 manholes
  • Delivers one billion gallons of recycled water annually Roseville's sewer system protects local creeks and river water quality and meets federal standards at the lowest possible cost.
In-person tours at the Pleasant Grove Wastewater Treatment Plant are offered monthly in the spring and fall (weather permitting). Tours begin at 9 a.m., are approximately two hours, and are about one mile in length. Participants must be 12 years of age or older, and pre-registration is required.

Check back soon for upcoming tours!

For additional information or questions, please contact the Utility Exploration Center at (916) 746-1550.

To learn more about the wastewater utility and Roseville's sewer system, visit roseville.ca.us/sewer.