Plant overflow June 16, 2021

On 6/16/2021 Midway Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) experienced a utility power upset from Puget Sound Energy.   This dip in service power caused multiple pieces of equipment around the treatment plant to trip out and halted their operations. Two of those pieces of equipment were the Trickling Filter feed pumps, which handle all Primary

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Burien Utility Tax

As of January 1st, our Burien customers will have a Utility Tax added to their account. The tax amount is 8.14%. This tax is collected by Midway Sewer & paid to the City of Burien. Questions regarding the assessment of the utility tax should be sent to the City of Burien.

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2021 Rate Increase

We had a rate increase effective January 1, 2021. For our residential customers the bill  amount increased from $58.00 per 60-day bill cycle, to $60.00.  Our commercial customers  increased from $.0387/c.f. to $.040/c.f. Our Des Moines & Kent customers continue to have a Franchise Fee added to their bill.  Our Federal Way customers continue to have

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COVID-19 Response

Midway Sewer District is taking all steps necessary to provide safe and reliable sewer service for the duration of this emergency. Our primary goal during this coronavirus / COVID-19 outbreak is to ensure continuity of service, including safe sewer operations, inspections, critical maintenance, finances, and customer services. Current data suggests that standard municipal wastewater treatment

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Do. Not. Flush. Wipes.

Please dispose of wipes in the garbage.  “Flushable and disposable” wipes (including baby wipes, disinfecting “pop up” wipes, paper towels, and even small makeup remover wipes) are the #1 cause of a clogged sewer pipe. If you own your home, the cost of repairing a clogged sewer is yours, not the District. Please see our article

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Office Lobby Closed

Our lobby is closed to the public until King County is in Phase 3.  We have installed a drop-box in our lobby so that customers can walk in and drop payments in our drop box without coming into contact with our employees. We are not accepting cash payments at this time.  Payment options are: call

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