The Wastewater Department strives to protect and improve the health, welfare, and quality of life for the citizens of Corpus Christi. The Department provides for the collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations in the most cost-effective manner possible. Wastewater crews respond to over 1,000 customer calls each month and are available 24/7, including weekends and holidays.
Wastewater Department Services
When Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) aren’t disposed of properly, it can end up in the City’s wastewater lines, which can cause sewer backups. That's why the City is giving out free Grease Traps at City Hall. Learn more here.
For individuals and companies that operate as Liquid Waste Haulers in the City of Corpus Christi. Fill out a Permit Application and find documentation on City and State guidelines.
If your restaurant or business needs assistance removing sludge from Wastewater drains in Corpus Christi, search for permitted Liquid Waste Haulers here.
KEVIN NORTON, P.E., DIRECTOR OF THE WATER DEPARTMENT
Kevin M. Norton joined the City of Corpus Christi in September 2018 as the Director of Water Utilities after retiring from the military. He served almost 25 years in the US Navy onboard two ships as a Surface Warfare Officer and for 17 years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.
As Director of Water Utilities, he is focused on operations, environmental compliance, and infrastructure improvements related to water treatment, water quality, wastewater treatment, stormwater, and the water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
He was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up at Army bases in California, Arizona, Colorado, and South Korea. His Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering is from University of Colorado, and his Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in the State of California.