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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA  MS-27
Phone:(360)337-5777 * Fax:(360)337-5678






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Sewer Utility Division

Recent News

NEW - Ribbon Cutting at Central Kitsap Treatment Plant
Kitsap County Public Works Sewer Utility will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 14th at the Central Kitsap Treatment Plant (CKTP) to celebrate the completion of the CKTP Resource Recovery Project. More information on this project may be viewed here. Click here to request event details.

NEW - Notice of Public Hearing
The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 12, 2015, beginning at 5:30 PM, at the Kitsap County Administration Building, Commissioner's Chambers, 619 Division Street, Port Orchard, Washington, to consider a Resolution Setting Rates for Sewer Service for the Central Kitsap County Sewer System, the Kingston Sewer System, the Suquamish Sewer System, and the Manchester Sewer System. A summary of the resolution may be viewed here.

School Bus Route Changes in Keyport
Due to construction on Washington Ave, North Kitsap School District has altered bus route #01 for Pearson Elementary and route #01 for North Kitsap High School and Poulsbo Middle School. The schedule for affected areas can be found here.

Septage Receiving Station Closure Begins July 3
The Central Kitsap Treatment Plant (CKTP) septage receiving station will be closed beginning July 3, 2015 until further notice. This closure is required to clean and upgrade the treatment plant digesters as the last stage of the current construction project. A notice has been sent to all regular customers of the facility. We will work with our contractor to reopen septic receiving as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.   

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 newest Two Minute Tutor and learn how to recycle used cooking oils into biodiesel.

Central Kitsap Treatment Plant Resource Recovery & Process Improvement ProjectCKTP Site Plan
The Kitsap County Sewer Utility held an open house event in February 2013 to explain the Central Kitsap Treatment Plant Resource Recovery & Process Improvement Project in Brownsville. This project addresses necessary repairs and rehabilitation of outdated and undersized sewage treatment equipment and also allows for the recovery of energy by capturing methane gas for co-generation of heat and electricity.

Work on the project began in March 2013 and is expected to continue through June 2015. To view a diagram of the projected upgrades click on the picture above. Residents wishing to receive updates on the construction project are invited to fill out an online customer form at:

Manchester Treatment Plant wins award
The Washington State Department of Ecology has awarded Manchester Treatment Plant staff the Outstanding Performance Award for a record 16 straight years now. Read the article printed in Treatment Plant Operator here.

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 Reclaimed Water Study
In September of 2010 Kitsap County worked with Golder Associates to produce an Environmental Feasibility Study on producing and using reclaimed water at the Kingston Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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, or you can follow the directions below to download them.

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

To download the zipped appendices file from our ftp site:
Go to
On the right side of your browser window under "page" select "Open ftp Site in Windows Explorer"
The file is
Right click an
d save to your destination of choice.(The file is 344mb)

Kitsap County Public Works
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Updated:  October 02, 2015

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