Sewer and Reclaimed Water Utility

Washoe County Development Services Engineering Team is responsible for reviewing and approving new sewer and/or reclaimed water service to ensure the integrity of public infrastructure and public safety.  Washoe County provides services for unincorporated Washoe County and portions of the City of Reno and City of Sparks. 

Sewer and Reclaimed Water Services: Development Land Services (Utility Engineering)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (775) 328-2040     
Email: engineering@washoecounty.gov 

Establishing new service is efficiently completed by submitting an application, early in permitting process at the same time as building permits for new development, improvements to a current property (tenant improvements) or the creation of a new subdivision or commercial facility. 

New Sewer Applications and Information

Applications and instructions for new sewer services for new construction and improvements. Applications include instructions and additional details.

Standards, Guidelines and Regulations