Public Works Department

The City of Wasco’s Public Works Department is responsible for refuse collection, street, alley and sidewalk maintenance and maintenance and operation of the City’s wastewater treatment facility.  In addition, the Public Works Department oversees the City’s engineering functions, animal control, and graffiti removal program.

Information & Resources

Recycling Information

Waste Calendar and Map 2018
Holiday Trash Schedule 2018 English & Spanish
Encroachment Permit
Garbage Container Letter – English and Spanish
Neighborhood Block Party Street Closing Application
Oversize Load Permit
Street Sweeper Schedule

Mr. Jeremy Bowman

Acting Public Works Director

Phone: (661) 758-7271
Fax: (661) 758-1728

 Animal Control

The City of Wasco Animal Control Division is responsible for enforcement of the City’s Animal ordinances. In addition, the Animal Control Division runs the Wasco Animal Shelter.  To adopt a pet, please call 661-758-7240 or stop by the Animal Shelter during business hours.    The Animal Shelter is located at 5409 7th St.  Business hours of the Animal Shelter are Mon-Fri, 8 AM – 4 PM.

Dog Licensing

All dogs in the City over four months of age must be licensed.  To obtain a dog license please visit the Wasco Finance Department located at 764 E St.   For further instructions see Dog License Registration form. Dog License Registration


The City of Wasco Engineering Division is responsible for improvement plan checking, filing and recording of final maps, providing engineer’s estimates for City projects and coordination and monitoring of various grant proposals.
Fee Schedule
Construction Standards

Waste Water Services

The City of Wasco has a 3 million gallon per day (MGD) capacity Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).  The average dry weather flow is 1.7 MGD.  The WWTP is a secondary biological treatment process.  All of the biosolids that are produced at the WWTP are hauled to Lost Hills for disposal.  The treated wastewater is used for farm irrigation on 700 acres of City property which is leased out to local farmers.  The WWTP is operated by Certified Operators who also maintain over 38 miles of the sanitary sewer system.

Water Services

The Water Division operates and maintains the City’s water well sites, water distribution system, customer water services, wastewater collection system and all related appurtenances in accordance with all regulatory rules and regulations. The Water Division is also designated as the City’s FIRST RESPONDER in the event of an emergency.

Annual Water Quality Report
Engineers Report Water Rate Study
Water Waste Form
Water Conservation Tips
Water Quality Reports

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