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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA  MS-27
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Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Awards Presented
Kitsap County Sewer Utility staff accepted Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant awards from the Department of Ecology at the November 28th meeting of the Board of County Commissioners. Kingston and Manchester plants received the award for having a perfect track record for compliance in 2015. This was the 21st consecutive year for the Manchester Treatment Plant, the only treatment plant to receive the award each year since its inception in 1995.

Outstanding WWTP awards

Pictured L to R: Ken Young, Tom Reynolds, Commissioner Rob Gelder, Bob Irish, Commissioner Charlotte Garrido, Commissioner Edward Wolfe

A total of 120 wastewater treatment plants in Washington received the award this year. For more information, visit

Sewer Utility Newsletter
The winter 2016/17 issue of the Kitsap County Public Works Sewer Utility newsletter is available here. This issue features important information proper disposal of fats, oils, and grease. Customers will receive the newsletter in their December and January sewer bills. Previous issues are available here.

Tours Available at Central Kitsap Treatment Plant
After completion of a three-year construction project, the Central Kitsap Treatment Plant (CKTP) reopened for tours in fall 2015. Visit the Kitsap County Public Works SEEK website to request a tour of CKTP or other Kitsap County Public Works facilities.

CKTP tour

2 Minute Tutor - Fat Oils and Grease movieHow to recycle liquid cooking oils
Fats, oils and grease can be a pain in the drain. Instead of pouring used cooking oils down the sink, recycle it into a clean burning fuel source. Click here to watch the Two Minute Tutor and learn how to recycle used cooking oils into biodiesel.

Residential Ratepayer Survey - Final Report
During the Spring of 2014, the County's Sewer Utility conducted a survey on several topics focusing on their residential customer base.  The findings of that survey can found by reading the Final Report.   

Project Planning

Manchester Septic Sewer Survey Results
In order to gauge public interest in extending sewers throughout Manchester the Health District and Public Works partnered together to send a survey to each parcel in the Manchester Sewer Service area which is currently not connected to the Sanitary Sewer. In October, 2014, postcards surveys were sent to 1,439 property owners to the mailing address listed in the County Assessor’s database. The results of this survey are available here.

Manchester Sewer Facility Strategy Plan
This Plan evaluates future facilities required to accommodate both existing and future sewage collection and conveyance needs for the next six years (2014 through 2019) and beyond through buildout. Click here to review the plan.

Kingston Recycled Water Project
In 2003, Kitsap County began to assess opportunities for using recycled water to be produced at the Kingston Wastewater Treatment Plant. Further study over the past decade has revealed a range of options for implementing a recycled water program to help meet long-term water quantity and quality goals shared by the County and Kingston area stakeholders. Click here for the project report.

Kitsap County 20-year Facility Plan

Kitsap County has completed a 20-Year Facility Plan identifying capital projects associated with the future conveyance and treatment of wastewater. Both the executive summary and the full Plan can be accessed below. The full Plan may take several minutes to download. The appendices can be reviewed at the Public Works Annex by calling Kitsap1 at 360.377.5777.

Central Kitsap County Wastewater Facility Plan - March 2011 - click here
Executive Summary only - click here
Central Kitsap County Wastewater Facility Plan – May 2013 - click here

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Updated:  December 01, 2016

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