The City of Cle Elum provides water, sewer and garbage services to the residents and businesses within the City limits. There is a limited area where sewer is not currently available. There is also a location on the south side of the Yakima River and to the east of South Cle Elum Way where the sewer service is provided by the Town of South Cle Elum. If you have questions regarding the service in your area, please call City Hall at 509-674-2262.
Garbage service is mandatory within the City limits of Cle Elum, according to Ordinance #532, and as written in the Cle Elum Municipal Code Chapter 8.08.020. The City currently contracts with Waste Management of Washington for regular weekly pickups. All contacts and questions regarding garbage service must be directed to City Hall and not to Waste Management.
All utility accounts shall be kept in the name of the owner of the property, not in the name of the tenant, and the owner only, or his legally authorized agent, shall be responsible for water rates.
Utility bills are mailed monthly, usually around the 7th of the month and are for charges incurred during the previous month. For example, statements received during the first week of January are for charges incurred in December, and so on.