Water Utility and Rates
Major Programs OfferedThe Utilities Division provides water and sewer services that meet all regulatory standards and needs of the community, and are delivered in a cost-effective manner. Water services include production, storage, treatment, distribution, environmental testing, maintenance, and watershed management. Wastewater services include treatment, collection, environmental testing, maintenance, and effluent management. The division also provides 24-hour emergency response for all services.
Douglas County Utilities Areas of Operation
- East Valley
- Cave Rock
- Zephyr Cove
Mission StatementTo provide safe, reliable, aesthetically pleasing, cost effective potable water to our customers, to protect and preserve the water resources of Douglas County.
StaffingThe department is led by the Water / Sewer Utilities Superintendent who reports to the Public Works Director. Administrative staff provides technical, accounting, and clerical support. Engineering staff provides design, public facilities planning, contract administration, and construction management services for Public Works capital projects.
Forms / Applications / Links
FOR EMERGENCIES AFTER HOURS CALL DISPATCH AT 775-782-5126
Fines, and Charges
Water Rights Fee Schedule
Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports
Water Rate Resolutions
Water Conservation Friendly Reminder