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Wastewater Collection
The city of San Benito Collection System currently has six full time employees. These gentlemen are responsible for the city sewer system. They repair or replace sewer lines, manholes, sewer taps and check for stoppages throughout the city.

Lift Station
The city of San Benito currently employs four full time lift station operators. The city has 40 lift stations that are used to pump sewer water to the waste water plant. The operators are responsible for checking the lift stations for proper pump operation and keeping up with the facilities.

These lift stations are an important part of the waste water system so when you see the red light on or the horn going off, please call in so that we SBWWS can respond to any problems and get it corrected as soon as possible.