Welcome to the Utilities Department

The Public Works – Utilities Department is responsible for the treatment, distribution and discharge of the City’s water and sewer utilities through the operation of the Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Laboratory.  These operations are supported by Administration, Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, pretreatment and Laboratory teams working together.  We are proud to provide safe, reliable, and efficient water and wastewater services for our community and the environment.  For plant contact information please click here.


The City of Yuba City recommends all businesses and buildings that have been empty or under-used during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order to flush their water lines following the guidance in the video and guidelines above. If you have any questions, please contact the Water Distribution Supervisor at (530) 822-4777. Thank you, and stay safe Yuba City!

The Water Master Plan is now complete! To find out more about the future of water in Yuba City, please visit www.yubacity.net/watermasterplan.

Water and Sewer Billing – Customer Service
For start and stop service, or to obtain general information regarding your utility account, please visit the Online Bill Pay webpage or contact our finance department.

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
uba City Finance Department, Customer Service: (530) 822-4618

After-Hours Emergency Information
If you are experiencing an after-hours emergency, please contact the Yuba City Police Department dispatch center to request a Public Works on-call employee.

  • Major water leak

  • Sewer system backup

Yuba City Police Department Dispatch: (530) 822-4661

Yuba City Septic Sewer System
For residents on Yuba City Septic Sewer System that reside in the Stonegate Neighborhood, please click here for additional information

Kids Corner

Coloring Books and Pages
Find fun interactive "Save Our Water" Coloring books here!

Educational Children's Videos 
Curiosity Quest videos for Kids are fun and educational!  Also seen on the local PBS station. Click here to view them!  

Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of your house to learn all about the water saving tips. Launch tour here!