The City of Laredo owns and operates six wastewater treatment plants, which have a combined total design capacity of 29.251 million gallons per day ( MGD). The sewer system includes approximately 754 miles of sewer lines and 70 lift stations. The pounds of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) treated is 12,488,61 9 by all six wastewater treatment plants and a total bio-solids disposal cost of $635,219. The average daily treatment for the ﬁscal year 201 6 was approximately 2 0.637 MGD with a total of 65,291 sewer connections as of September 30, 201 6.
The City of Laredo Utilities Department provides water and sanitary sewer services within city limits and its extraterritorial jurisdictions.