PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Mark Houghton, Public Works Director
Water (City Of Manteca)
The City of Manteca provides water service for the community. Approximately 15,000 connection customers are served, with an average daily usage of 11 million gallons. The pumping capacity is 31.5 million gallons per day. 100% of the water processed by the City comes from ground water wells. This source is augmented by an elevated water storage tank holding 300,000 gallons. Call the City of Manteca Finance Department at (209) 456-8730 for information on water rates and to request service. For additional information, including data on water quality, Click here or call the City of Manteca Public Works Department at (209) 456-8400. Click here for information about an additional irrigation meter.
Garbage (City Of Manteca)
The City of Manteca provides solid waste garbage service for the Manteca area.
Call the City of Manteca Finance Department at (209) 456-8730 for information on garbage rates and to request service. Call the City of Manteca Public Works Department at (209) 456-8440 for all other solid waste inquiries (e.g., pickup schedules, recycling, dumpster rentals, etc.).
Sewer (City Of Manteca)
The City of Manteca operates and maintains approximately 243 miles of sanitary sewer mains and the City of Manteca Wastewater Quality Control Facility (WQCF). The WQCF is a tertiary treatment Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) that treats municipal sanitary sewage to from the City of Manteca, portions of Lathrop, and Raymus Village. The WQCF currently delivers tertiary treated Recycled/Reclaimed water for irrigation, construction dust control application, and discharge to the San Joaquin River. The WQCF current treats up to approximately 6.5 million gallons per day of water (mgd), and is currently permitted to treat up to 9.87 mgd. The WQCF is currently undergoing expansions to the solids handling streams to provide increased capacity to meet permitted requirements and new State regulations. Included in these improvements are facilities for receiving Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOGs), and receiving food waste separated from our solid waste streams. The separation of these materials is required by State regulations and are anticipated to provide additional energy generation in the form of Biogas from the WQCF. Please feel free to contact the City of Manteca Public Works Department at (209) 456-8400 for more information regarding the WQCF, future projects, or any sanitary sewer discharge restrictions or requirements. Contact the City of Manteca Finance Department regarding questions about sewer rates and service requests.
The City of Manteca operates and maintains the Storm Drain System, which serves the community. The City's Storm Drainage System consists of approximately 170 miles of pipeline, 36 Pump Stations and 35 Detention Basins. When it rains, the runoff flows through this system, into South San Joaquin Irrigation District Drains and Laterals, and eventually into the San Joaquin River.
Call the City of Manteca Public Works Department at (209) 456-8400 for additional information, including restrictions on discharges into the system. Please Prevent Pollution - "Only Rain Down the Drain!"
Gas and Electricity (Pacific Gas & Electric Company )
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), an investor-owned utility, provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 12 million people in Northern and Central California. PG&E's service area covers 70,000 square miles and includes the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys, and the Sierra Nevada and foothills.
As a result of California's electric industry deregulation in 1998, PG&E customers can choose the company providing their electricity.
Call PG&E at (209) 942-1730 for additional information on business services, including gas and electric rates and/or a preliminary rate analysis. Call 800-743-5000 to request service for your business or home.
Telephone (Verizon )
Verizon provides local telephone service for over 50,000 customers in the Manteca area. The community is equipped with fiber optic lines. Digital data services include DSL, T-1, ISDN (BRI and PRI), Frame Relay, Centranet, and telephone services. Verizon was formerly the GTE Corporation and recently merged with Bell Atlantic.
Contact the Verizon website at verizon.com for additional information on services or call the following numbers for installation, additional services, or changes in services: 800-483-5000 for business customers and 800-483-4000 for residential customers.
Comcast provides cable television service and high-speed internet service in the Manteca area. Contact the Comcast website at comcast.com or call 888-262-6300 for information on ordering and installation of new services or for changes to existing services.