Utilities - Wastewater Department

Water/Sewer Billing Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St., Midland, MI 48640 Phone: 989-837-3341
Wastewater Treatment Plant, 2125 Austin St., Midland, MI 48642 Phone: 989-837-3500

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Domestic Sewage Disposal

The Midland Wastewater Treatment Plant, in accordance with State law, is a receiving facility for domestic sewage from residences in Midland County. Licensed septage haulers may dispose of domestic sewage at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays. The City reserves the right to deny access at times of wet weather or other unforeseeable circumstances.

Registering with the Treatment Plant

Waste Disposal Permit Registration & Operating Plan for Accepting Domestic Septage

All users of the hauled waste disposal site must fill out a registration form, which will authorize your company to purchase Waste Disposal Permits for discharging hauled waste at the treatment plant.

Users must also read the "Operating Plan for Accepting Domestic Septage" document below for information on what is required to dispose of domestic waste at the facility, such as:

  • an analysis of wastes being hauled align = "right" (when required, as determined by Wastewater Plant staff)

  • licenses issued by the State of Michigan

  • proof of insurance

  • compliance with federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations for safety in disposing of septage

  • following rules of use, as established by the Wastewater Treatment Plant

This form should also be signed, then returned to the Midland Wastewater Treatment Plant along with the Waste Disposal Permit Registration form (see below).

Click on the link below to view the Operating Plan document.

Operating Plan for Accepting Domestic Septage

The registration form for waste disposal permits is below. This interactive PDF® form can be filled out at your computer using Adobe® Reader®*, then printed out, signed, and returned to the Wastewater Treatment Plant - along with the signed Operating Plan for Accepting Domestic Septage form - to be kept on file.

Waste Disposal Permit Registration

Instructions on how to complete the form are included in the above PDF.

Hard copies of both documents can also be requested at the Wastewater Treatment Plant by calling the office at 989-837-3500.

*How to Access Acrobat Reader: This software can be downloaded for free by clicking on the following icon: