City/County Utilities Division

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities Division's primary responsibility is to collect, treat, and distribute water, waste water, and solid waste.

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The Archie Elledge Waste Water Treatment Plant received the 2017 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation & Maintenance Excellence Award, a highly sought-after regional honor. It recognizes the plant for outstanding operation and maintenance (O&M) efforts and for the best use of its resources. Learn more.

Team at Elledge plant

View groundwater presentation

View Water Quality presentation to council committee

Little Creek Outfall Improvement Project


Water and Sewer Rates


Solid Waste Landfill Operations Rate Increase Effective July 1, 2018 [pdf/1p]

Landfill Operating Hours

Landfill Holiday Operating Hours for 2017-2018 [pdf/1p]


Latest News

Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Utilities Division - Aug. 14, 2018 Some Utilities Division customers who live in downtown Winston-Salem and to the east of d...
Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018
Utilities Division - Aug. 2, 2018 The City-County Utilities Division affirmed today that the treated water produced at the d...
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018
Utilities Division - July 16, 2018 The intersection of Thurmond and 20th streets will be closed to traffic starting at ...
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Utilities Division - July 5, 2018 Thurmond Street, between 20th and 25th streets, will be closed to through traffic between ...

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