Water Reclamation Division


Main Office:

7903 South Side Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703

Mailing Address:
300 Sixth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Phone: (605) 394-4174

Sewer Backups
(605) 394-4163
After hours and weekends:
(605) 394-4160

Facility Performance Public Education / Tours
(605) 394-4174

Office Hours:

7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Mission Statement:

Mandated by Federal, State, and Local government, it is the Water Reclamation Division's responsibility to protect the public health by providing for efficient and economical collection and treatment of wastewater.

What We Do:

On a daily basis, the Wastewater facility receives around 2,030 lbs of ammonia, 17,892 lbs of total suspended solids, and 17,406 lbs of biochemical oxygen demand (organics).

The Wastewater lab conducted 23,559 tests & samples during the 2022 calendar year.

The Wastewater collection system has 367.4 miles of sanitary sewer line accessed by 7,671 manholes and 8 lift stations.

Sewer Service System Ordinance

Utility Billing

If you have questions concerning your sewer bill, please contact Utility Billing:

(605) 394-4125

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Payment Information:

  • For information on how to pay your bill online, pay in person, create an online account, or schedule/cancel automatic monthly payments, click here.

Utility Bill Information:

Utility Rate Information:

*New sewer rates are in effect and appear on all April 2024 bills. For average residential customers, the new sewer rates equal around a 12% monthly increase. January, February, and March 2024 bills were based on 2023 sewer rates.


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