Wastewater Treatment Plant

Mission Statement

Our mission is to protect public health and the environment for our communities by providing high-quality wastewater treatment services in an effective, efficient, and responsive manner. The wastewater treatment plant is managed by our Public Works Department. 

Vision Statement

It is our vision to be a recognized, responsive, creative, and flexible team involved with, and achieving excellence for our communities in a positive working environment.


Find out how to contact the plant directly, or call (650) 522-7300 or email publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org to contact Public Works.  

Upgraded Wastewater Treatment Plant 

We’re improving our infrastructure for a better, cleaner environment. 

In 2019, we broke ground on the upgrade to our wastewater treatment plant on Detroit Drive. We are on schedule for completion in 2024. 

Click PLAY on the video to watch our upgraded wastewater treatment plant construction time-lapse or visit cleanwaterprogramsanmateo.org/wwtp/
to watch live construction cams. 

Questions about construction

Call (650) 727-6870 or email info@CleanWaterProgramSanMateo.org to ask any wastewater treatment plant construction questions.