Septage Receiving

All septage haulers must be licensed under Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to use our septage unloading sites.

WRC Septage Unloading Site Information:

The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's office operates three septage receiving facilities. You will find the following amenities at the 8-Mile & Pontiac locations:

  • Gated facilities requiring an RFID tags to enter so that only licensed haulers have access to the site.  Note that the RFID tag must be installed in the truck by WRC staff.
  • A hose at the site to wash any spills that may occur during the unloading process.
  • Video surveillance system to monitor truck traffic. 
  • Portable restrooms.  

 Clinton River Septage Unloading Site – Now Open!!


 Clinton River Site Info

​A new masonry building houses septage processing equipment, pumps, electrical equipment, instrumentation and controls. 60,000‐gallon underground, concrete tank to store highly organic and inert material received at the plant.

Clinton River Septage Unloading Site Features:

  • RFID tags required to enter so that only licensed haulers have access to the site. 
  • Two metered unloading stations with auto draw sampling.
  • Oakland County will provide hose at the site for haulers to use during the unloading process.
  • A hose at the site to wash any spills that may occur during the unloading process.
  • Monday thru Friday 7am – 3:30pm. Closed on holidays.
  • Video surveillance system to monitor truck traffic.
  • Portable restroom. 

If you are interested in using this septage unloading site and would like us to send your company a permit, please contact Gino Piccirilli at piccirillig@oakgov.com or (248) 303-4007.


 8 Mile Septage Unloading Site


 8-Mile Site Info

​The 8-Mile septage unloading site features 2 access ports that are gravity fed for the septic haulers to dump liquid waste.

 Pontiac Septage Unloading Site


 Pontiac Site Info

The Pontiac septage unloading site features 3 access ports that are gravity fed for the septic haulers to dump liquid waste.

 Septage Haulers Contact List