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Engineering

2 Stories
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Temporary Closure of 14th Avenue N & 11th Street E Intersection

The construction of Watertown’s first round-about is nearing the final stages, and will require temporary closure of the intersection of 14th Avenue North and 11th Street East. The scheduled road closure will begin on May 4... Read on...

Detour Map
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Roundabout Informational Video

"How About A Roundabout?" Watertown's first roundabout is being constructed! The new roundabout will be at the intersection of 11th Street East and 14th Avenue North. Construction will be finished by July 15, 2015... Read on...

"How About A Roundabout?" Video

Fire Department

7 Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Smoke smell in Watertown

Watertown Fire Rescue(WFR) and 911 Dispatch center is getting numerous calls about smoke in the Watertown area. The smoke is coming from a fire in Grant County. As of this report the smoke is clearing up approx. 5 miles... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

WFR will attend FF Ackerman funeral

WFR will be participating in the funeral for Fallen Fire Fighter Steven Ackerman of the Valley Springs Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, April 19th, 2015. We will be taking Battalion One, one of our first response trucks... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2015

Watertown Fire Rescue Fights Grass Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue personnel battled a grass fire for approximately 4 hours today at 17248 461st Ave in Watertown. The fire was fed by high winds. Personnel found a fire that had burned out of a burn pit and rapidly... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2015

Watertown Fire Rescue 2014 Year end report

It is my pleasure to present our 2014 annual report for Watertown Fire Rescue. At the end of each year we go through a process of assessing where we are currently at in our organization and if we have met our goals and... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Codington County Burn Ban

Effective immediately Codington County commissioners have enacted a burn ban for Codington County due to dry spring conditions and high risk fire potential.

Posted on: March 21, 2015

WFR responds to large grass fire

Watertown Fire Rescue, along with South Shore Fire responded to a large grass fire Friday afternoon. The fire occurred approximately 6 miles NE of Watertown. It was reported by a passerby. The dry, windy conditions made... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2015

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Gas Spill

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to a 25 Gallon Gasoline Spill at Cenex on Highway 20. WFR was dispatched at approximately 12 pm for a gas spill coming from a gas pump. Upon arrival on scene crews found that a car had struck a... Read on...


Home Page Watertown News

13 Stories
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Watertown Community Center

Ground Breaking Ceremony

will be held on Tuesday, April 21st at 2:00pm at 1515 15th St NE.

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Temporary Closure of 14th Avenue N & 11th Street E Intersection

from May 4 to July 15, 2015.

The construction of Watertown’s first round-about is nearing the final stages, and will require temporary closure of the intersection of 14th Avenue North and 11th Street East.

The scheduled road closure will begin on... Read on...

Detour Map
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Ctiy Wide Clean-Up

City Wide Clean-up Spring 2015...........

The City of Watertown will sponsor the Annual City Wide Clean-up starting Monday April 27, 2015 through Friday May 1, 2015.

Place your items on your boulevard on Saturday April 25 or Sunday April 26 to ensure they are... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Roundabout Informational Video

"How About A Roundabout?"

Watertown's first roundabout is being constructed! The new roundabout will be at the intersection of 11th Street East and 14th Avenue North. Construction will be finished by July 15, 2015. Please watch the video entitled... Read on...

"How About A Roundabout?" Video
Posted on: April 13, 2015

FREE LANDFILL WEEK 4-20-15 TO 5-9-15

FREE LANDFILL WEEKS
Spring 2015

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping (trees, white goods, cardboard, yard waste, garbage, and e-waste) for City of Watertown residents at the Landfill... Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Household Hazardous Waste Event 2015

FREE RESIDENTIAL DISPOSAL
Household Hazardous Wastes

SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015
8:00 A.M. TO NOON
Wastewater Treatment Facility
Directly south of Sears on Jenson Avenue

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Election information

The City has an election on odd years with election day on the third Tuesday of June. This year, the five Council members whose terms will be ending in 2015 are Mike Danforth (Ward A), Jon Solum (Ward B), Al Meisenheimer (Ward C), Bruce Buhler (Ward D),

and Russ Wilkins (Ward E). The first day to begin petition circulation for nominating petitions is April 7th. Anyone who is a registered voter in the ward they are currently residing in and is 18 years or older can come to... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Temporary Sump Pump Variance - Ended

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th.

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th. Sump pump water must be directed to your yard or another acceptable location and not to the sanitary sewer... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2015

Watertown Fire Rescue Fights Grass Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue battled a grass fire for approximately 4 hours today at 17248 461st Ave. The fire was fed by high winds and dry conditions. Personnel found a fire that had burned out of a burn pit and rapidly spread to a near by tree belt.

Watertown Fire Rescue personnel battled a grass fire for approximately 4 hours today at 17248 461st Ave in Watertown. The fire was fed by high winds. Personnel found a fire that had burned out of a burn pit and rapidly... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Outside Storage/Parking Ordinance Revision

At the Monday April 6th City Council Working Session there was some great discussion between residents, the Council, and city staff.

At the Monday, April 6th City Council Working Session there was some great discussion between residents, the Council, and city staff. You can watch the working session from last night at the city’s website www.watertownsd... Read on...

Proposed Ordinance
Posted on: April 6, 2015

Story Times Canceled in April

All story times for the month of April are canceled due to the birth of a cute little boy to our Children's Librarian. Oliver arrived just six weeks sooner then we expected.

All story times for the month of April are canceled due to the birth of a cute little boy to our Children's Librarian. Oliver arrived just six weeks sooner then we expected.

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Codington County Burn Ban

Effective immediately Codington County commissioners have enacted a burn ban for Codington County due to dry spring conditions and high risk fire potential.

Effective immediately Codington County commissioners have enacted a burn ban for Codington County due to dry spring conditions and high risk fire potential.

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Phone and E-mail Scams

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

Recently, the WPD has... Read on...


Police Department

4 Stories
Posted on: April 7, 2015

Outside Storage/Parking Ordinance Revision

At the Monday April 6th City Council Working Session there was some great discussion between residents, the Council, and city staff. You can watch the working session from last night at the city’s website www.watertownsd.us... Read on...

Proposed Ordinance
Posted on: March 24, 2015

Phone and E-mail Scams

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

Recently, the WPD has... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

ATV Media Release

As summer arrives and the temperatures begin to warm up the Watertown Police Department has started to receive complaints once again about 4-wheelers riding through road ditches in the area. The Police Department would like... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

IRS Phone Scam

The Watertown Police Department would like to alert the community of a phone scam that has been occurring in Watertown. There have been reports of individuals calling and leaving messages claiming to be from the IRS. They... Read on...


Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

4 Stories
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Ctiy Wide Clean-up: 4-27-15 to 5-1-15

Public Service Announcement
City of WatertownCity Wide Clean-up
Spring 2015

The City of Watertown will sponsor the Annual City Wide Clean-up starting Monday April 27, 2015 through Friday May 1, 2015.

Place your... Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2015

The week of Monday, April 20, 2015 Recycle Route B is Collected and Ordering Containers

Public Service Announcement
Watertown Sanitation DepartmentRecycle Update
The week of Monday, April 20, 2015 Recycle Route B is collected. Recycle Route B is south of 3rd Ave N. For Single Stream recycling co-mingle... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

FREE LANDFILL WEEK 4-20-15 TO 5-9-15

Public Service Announcement
City of WatertownSolid Waste Department

FREE LANDFILL WEEKS
Spring 2015

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping (trees, white goods, cardboard, yard waste... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

HHW EVENT 2015

FREE RESIDENTIAL DISPOSAL
Household Hazardous Wastes
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015
8:00 A.M. TO NOON
Wastewater Treatment Facility
directly south of
Sears on Jenson Avenue

Additional Info...

Wastewater

1 Story
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Temporary Sump Pump Variance - Ended

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th. Sump pump water must be directed to your yard or another acceptable location and not to the sanitary sewer... Read on...


Watertown Regional Library

2 Stories
Posted on: April 19, 2015

Frozen Party Update

There must have been about 200 - 300 people that came to the Frozen party this afternoon. Thank you goes to Wendy (who was there at 9:30am getting it ready), Caitlynne (Elsa) and Megan (Anna) for being so willing to bring... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

April 24th there will not be Lego Club or Tween Book Club due to no early out.

April 24th there will not be Lego Club or Tween Book Club due to no early out.