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Water going through the cleaning process
Water cleaned and ready to be sent out of the facility.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Nov. 9, 2016 at the new facility during the open house.Jenn Lampila, Crete News
City employees take a tour of the new facility in November 2016.

City of Crete                                    
Departments of Public Works                                     
Waste Water Department


243 E. 13th - Office
P.O. Box 86 - Mailing
742 State Highway 103 - Plant
Phone: 402-826-4312
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The City of Crete completed a new wastewater treatment facility, which was a community investment of nearly $12.9 million.  The new facility was installed to address the City's new discharge permit standards.  The previous wastewater treatment facility, located at the southern end of town, along South Main Street, was built in 1974.  Even with various upgrades completed over the years, the facility could no longer meet current design and compliance standards.  The new facility was designed by Olsson Associates, and built by Hawkins Construction, who served as the general contractor. 

The facility went online May 16, 2016


Residential Sewer Rate:
Monthly customer fee $29.70 

Plus $2.63 per 1,000 gallons average monthly water consumption for the lowest three months of water usage of the five winter months of November, December, January February and March (Calculated each April) or $37.51 average sewer fee for customers without usage history. 

Commercial Sewer Rates: Contact the Public Works Office at 402-826-4312.