Wastewater

Our Wastewater Department currently has 1 member with a grade 4 wastewater certification, 1 member with a grade II wastewater certification and 1 member with a grade 1 wastewater certification. We have 2 members with a commercial pesticide applicator license for spraying mosquitoes and 1 member with a commercial pesticide applicator license for spraying weeds.

Keeping Plumbing Clear

  • Do not put grease down the drain (sewer backups and clogged drains can be caused by grease buildup).
  • If you smell sewer gas and have a floor drain, put some water in the drain. During the winter, the water will evaporate from the trap.
  • It's against City Code to have sump pumps discharge to the sewer system.

Our department takes care of the collection system by using a jet truck that also has a vacuum unit on it. The Wastewater department also completes the maintenance of the levee, which is inspected yearly by the Army Corp of Engineers; and the old City Landfill, which is inspected yearly by EPA.

Contact Us
Wastewater Department
W. 2nd Ave.
Red Oak, IA 51566

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 475
Red Oak, IA 51566

Ph: 712-623-6508
712-623-6510 (City Hall)

After Hours Sewer Backups
Ph: 712-623-5107

Hours
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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