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Questions For the Water Department
Have questions for the Water Department? Call the Public Works Call Center at 785-368-3111.

Find & Fix a Leak - DIY Tips
Learn how to find a leak and make simple repairs to your home’s system.

City Utility Accounts
Establish a City utilities account; My Utility Account; view water rates, helpful information and more.

Consumer Information and Education
Learn about water quality and the history of water in Topeka, or take an on-line "tour" of our facility.

New Meter and Main Installations
Apply for water/sewer for new construction; view fees and charges; review our installation standards; learn what we are doing to eliminate red water.

Backflow Prevention/Cross Connection Control
Learn about backflow prevention, cross connection control and lawn sprinkler installation information.

About Water Pollution Control Division

The mission of Water Pollution Control Division is the protection of the environment and public health through Wastewater and Stormwater Management.

The Water Pollution Control Division operates and maintains two City owned wastewater treatment plant: the Oakland Wastewater Treatment Plant and the North Topeka Wastewater Treatment Plant. The wastewater treatment plants have the combined capacity to treat, on the average, 28 million gallons of wastewater daily. Associated with the wastewater treatment plants are over 76 pump stations, 13,000 manholes, and 840 miles of sewers.

In addition, the Division operates and maintains the storm-water system. The Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of approximately 15,000 storm drains, 200 miles of storm sewers, 35 miles of channels, and 12 miles of river levees within the City of Topeka.

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