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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Yard Waste Containers Are Available

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Watertown Regional Landfill

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 Yard Waste Containers Are Available

The City of Watertown has containers for sale that can be used to store and dispose of yard waste. These containers have wheels and attached lids.&...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Sump Pumps Prohibited From Discharging to Sanitary Sewer

Sump Pump Variance

Sump pump water is prohibited from being discharged to the sanitary sewer.  It is imperative that sump pump water be directed to your yard, street curb and gutter, or another acceptable location. Remember to lay your sump pump hose out on a decli...

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Wastewater
Posted on: May 26, 2020

West Nile Prevention Program - Mosquito Spraying Alerts

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Click the link below to see upcoming spraying events:

www.watertownsd.us/mosquitoalert

To receive mosquito spraying notifications by email and/or a text message:

1.   Go to: www.watertownsd.us/notifyme

2.   Enter your email address and click...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Drug Arrest Report 05.18.20 to 05.24.20

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Drug Arrest Report 05.18.20 to 05.24.20

Drug Arrest Report 05.18.20 to 05.24.20

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

City Wide Clean-Up Starting Monday June 1, 2020 through Friday June 5, 2020

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Public Service Announcement

City of Watertown

City Wide Clean-up 

Spring 2020

The City of Watertown will sponsor the Annual City Wide Clean-up starting Monday June 1, 2020 through Friday June 5, 2020. 

Place your items on your boulevard on Sa...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: May 21, 2020

The Week of Friday, May 22 through Thursday, May 28, 2020 Recycle Route B is Collected

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Public Service Announcement

Watertown Sanitation Department

Recycle Update & Paper Recycling

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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 Public Service Announcement

 Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2020

Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill.  Please bring your resi...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Injury Accident

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On 05-21-2020 at 07:37AM, the Watertown Police Department and Watertown Fire Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of 5th Street SE and 20th Avenue SE for a single vehicle crash.

On 05-21-2020 at 07:37AM, the Watertown Police Department and Watertown Fire Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of 5th Street SE and 20th Avenue SE for a single vehicle crash.

A 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, being driven by Sandra Crocker of Watertown, wa...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Non-injury Accident

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On 05-21-2020 at 11:17AM, the Watertown Police Department and Watertown Fire Rescue were dispatched to the 1700 block of 9th Avenue SW for a two vehicle crash

On 05-21-2020 at 11:17AM, the Watertown Police Department and Watertown Fire Rescue were dispatched to the 1700 block of 9th Avenue SW for a two vehicle crash in which a 2017 Kia Niro, driven by a 16-year-old male of Watertown, was traveling eastbound on ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Online Pet Sales Scam

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The Watertown Police Department would like to inform the community about a scam that has been occurring not only in our area but all over the United States.

The Watertown Police Department would like to inform the community about a scam that has been occurring not only in our area but all over the United States.  Watertown has had 2 local residents fall victim to this scam.

Internet scammers are now u...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Monday, May 25th Solid Waste Collection Will Be On Friday, May 22nd

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If your solid waste and recycling is normally collected on Monday it will not be collected on Monday, May 25th 2020.  It will be collected on Friday, May 22nd.  (Please set your containers out on Thursday evening May 21st to ensure you a...

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Holiday Garbage Collection
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Drug Arrest Report 05.11.20 to 05.17.20

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Drug Arrest Report 05.11.20 to 05.17.20

Drug Arrest Report 05.11.20 to 05.17.20

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Updated media briefing schedule on COVID-19

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Updated media briefing schedule on COVID-19

The Watertown Area Task Force updated their community briefing schedule to Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 pm.  This new schedule will begin this week. Our first briefing this week will be on Tuesday May 12 at 3:30 pm.  Representatives of...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Increased Traffic Enforcement Results

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Increased Traffic Enforcement Results

On April 27, 2020 the WPD announced we would be increasing traffic enforcement within the city limits with help from a SD Highway Safety grant. This grant provides funds for equipment and overtime hours to improve safety on the roadways. Overtime officers...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Of Watertown Load Limits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

During the spring thaw, our roads are susceptible to damage by overweight vehicles. Therefore, the City of Watertown will be implementing a roadway weight restriction beginning March 10th, 2020.

The maximum load limit shall be (7) seve...

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Street Department
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Scam Alert

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During the weekend of February 1st and 2nd, the Watertown Police Department took two reports in which our citizens had money extorted from them.

During the weekend of February 1st and 2nd, the Watertown Police Department took two reports in which our citizens had money extorted from them. In both instances, the victims received a telephone call. The number displayed on caller ID in both occurrence...

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