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The Public Works Department's Utilities Divisions are responsible for the treatment, distribution, and discharge of the City’s drinking water and wastewater systems through the operation of the Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Laboratory.  Our facilities are supported by administration, operations, engineering, maintenance, environmental, and laboratory teams working together to meet the City's utilities needs.  We are proud to provide safe, reliable, and efficient water and wastewater services for our community. 

To contact us directly, please click here, or arrange a visit to one of our facilities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing on 17/18 October 2024 for the City of Yuba City's Wastewater National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit.  Please click here for additional information.

After-Hours Emergencies
If you are experiencing an after-hours emergency, such as a major water leak or sewer service backup, please contact the Yuba City Police Department dispatch center to request a Public Works on-call employee.
Yuba City Police Department Dispatch: (530) 822-4661
For residents in the Yuba City Septic Sewer System (STEP System) that reside in the Stonegate neighborhood, please click here for additional information.

Quick Links

Water Master Plan
The Water Master Plan is now complete! To find out more about the future of water in Yuba City, please click here.

Water and Sewer Billing – Customer Service
To start or stop service, or to obtain general information regarding your utility account, please visit the Online Bill Pay webpage, visit City Hall at 1201 Civic Center Blvd., or contact our Finance Department by phone at (530) 822-4618.