The sewer collection system transports wastewater to one of Mesa's three water reclamation plants. The pipe used to carry wastewater from a property is called a lateral line. The lateral line connects to a sewer main, which is often located in the street. The responsibility to maintain and clean the lateral line belongs to the property owner. The City of Mesa is responsible for the main line.
The Wastewater Collection division provides a number of services for Mesa residents and business owners, including: