We will not charge late fees for unpaid wastewater or surface water bills for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. We also offer a low-income discount program for those with a household income at or below 185% of the poverty level.
Clackamas Water Environment Services produces clean water and protects water quality for more than 190,000 people living and working in Clackamas County.
The dedicated staff of Clackamas Water Environment Services educates and assists community members from all walks of life. We’re committed to ensuring that our families and neighbors enjoy the benefits of safe, healthy water for generations to come.
For Developers and Builders
Direct services provided by the program include industrial permitting, facility inspections, sampling, laboratory analysis and enforcement.
We administer sanitary sewer, surface water management, and erosion control programs in urban areas of Clackamas County.
Depending on the location, type and size of the development project, different EPSC permits and plans may be needed.
A petitioner needs to complete the Annexation Packet for annexing property into a service district.
We operate and maintain five wastewater treatment facilities, 23 wastewater pumping stations and more than 340 miles of sewer pipes. Our treatment facilities clean more than 7 billion gallons of wastewater each year while also producing energy and natural fertilizer.
We help reduce pollution in local rivers, streams, and wetlands caused by stormwater runoff, the number one source of water pollution in Oregon.
Urbanization is taking a toll on the site, with streams eroding, habitat changing, and flooding of developed properties becoming more common. WES is beginning a project to improve the environmental functions of 3-Creeks Natural Area.
The popular bridge has reopened and is now capable of withstanding a magnitude 9.0 earthquake.
The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) plans, designs and builds major capital facilities in the areas WES serves, so that operating divisions can serve our customers' wastewater and surface water needs.
The Carli Creek project is a 15-acre water quality facility along the Clackamas River. This project reduces surface water pollutants originating from the surrounding industrial area.
The Clackamas Area Interceptor Improvement Project will replace existing pipe with larger, more resilient pipe to increase capacity.
Improvement and repair plan for the Fischer’s Forest Park large onsite septic system (LOSS).
Built in in 1974, the Kellogg Creek facility is undergoing a major refurbishment and rehabilitation project.
Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are human-made chemicals found in a wide range of products used by consumers.
WES is investing in our infrastructure to provide resilient, reliable sanitary sewer service to protect the environment and serve your community.
Rules and Standards are periodically revised to incorporate changes in permits and to reflect new technologies, approaches, and development patterns.
Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) provides dependable and affordable state-of-the-art wastewater treatment services for more than 190,000 customers.
An outfall is the discharge point where the treated water flows into the river. The new outfall will be large enough to provide service for decades to come.
WES crews perform routine maintenance and repairs in neighborhoods when necessary to ensure our equipment is functioning properly
Stay in Touch
The Clackamas Water Environment Services team serves as a resource for community members from all walks of life. Please stay in touch.