Sewer Collection System Division

To report a sewer back-up or overflow during normal business hours, call 334-501-3060.
After hours, please call 334-501-3100, Option 1.
Non-emergency issues and concerns can also be reported 24/7 through the Auburn FixIt app.

Water Resource Management

Bailey-Alexander Complex

1501 W Samford Ave

Mikel Thompson

Mikel Thompson

collection system manager

City of Auburn- Collection System Division

Full-time employees: 20

20,180 Customer Accounts

Approximately 350 miles of sanitary sewer lines.

An estimated 9,000 sanitary sewer manholes.

Approximately 200 square miles of off-road sanitary sewer easements.

The Collection System Division works to provide a multitude of services to the City of Auburn and its citizens while also striving to provide first rate customer satisfaction. This is accomplished by continued training in all aspects of sewer system maintenance, conveyance, and treatment.

The primary responsibility of the Collection System Division is to perform duties in such a manner to ensure that all aspects of the City of Auburn’s sanitary sewer collection system continue to operate as efficient as possible while also maintaining local, state, and federal regulation compliance. In addition, we strive to keep abreast of the latest technology and innovations in our field to help to provide uninterrupted service to our customers.

The Collection System Division works diligently to continue to be successful in all areas of water resource management.

The Collection System Division is represented by three sub-divisions:

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