Wastewater Collection & Treatment Department

The City of Rockport Public Works' Wastewater Collection and Treatment Department services and maintains over 4000 sanitary sewer connections and over 60 miles of sanitary sewer lines. This includes service and repair on existing lines and the installation of new lines and new sanitary sewer connections.

The Waste Water Department has a preventative maintenance program that pressure cleans sanitary sewer lines and performs daily inspections, cleaning and maintenance of 40 sanitary sewer lift stations. The Waste Water Department also operates a 2.5 MGD (Million Gallons per Day) Waste Water Treatment Plant. The waste water treatment plant is operated under the regulatory guidelines of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

In case of an imminent threat to life and property or other emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

For problems with streets or gas, sewer or water utilities, please call (361) 790-1160 during regular business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For service after hours and on weekends, telephone (361) 729-1111.