Water Reclamation Facility

The Hangtown Creek Water Reclamation Facility provides sewer treatment to over 3,500 residential and commercial accounts. Our mission is to protect public health and the environment by providing state of the industry wastewater treatment services.

For sewer utility rates and information, please see the Finance Department web page .

For information about the Hangtown Creek Water Reclamation Facility (HCWRF), please contact the Engineering Division at:

City Engineering Division
City Hall, Third Floor
3101 Center Street
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 642-5250

The HCWRF is located at:

Hangtown Creek Water Reclamation Facility
2300 Coolwater Creek Road
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 642-5244


Present-day facility, 2300 Coolwater Creek Road


Wastewater treatment facility circa 1937, in the vicinity of what is currently 72 Main Street
Photo courtesy of The Living New Deal