The Town of Clayton Water Resources Department maintains more than 146 miles of water lines and 173 miles of sewer lines to provide service to around 28,000 residents. The Water Resources Department is responsible for the maintenance of existing lines, installation of new lines, and are the people you see out making repairs when necessary.
In the event of an after-hours emergency: water leak, sewer back up, etc. contact call 919-553-1530, then listen to the prompt for further instructions. Our after-hours personnel will respond quickly and professionally to your emergency.
Backflow - Cross Connection
The Town of Clayton's Cross Connection Control/Backflow Protection Program is responsible for ensuring the drinking water provided by the Town remains safe throughout our distribution system.Link to page
Fats, Oils & Grease
The Town of Clayton's Fats, Oils and Grease Program is responsible for ensuring and preventing the discharge of fats, oils and grease into our sewer system causing unsightly and environmentally hazardous sanitary sewer overflows.Link to page
The Town of Clayton purchases water from Johnston County and our residents who have irrigation systems must follow Johnston County’s lawn watering schedule in order to help make our community a more sustainable place to live. These watering requirements are consistent with irrigation schedules in most of our neighboring communities. Water efficiency must be considered from the initial irrigation system design phase through installation to ensure optimal performance.Link to page
Sewer lines can get clogged with foreign objects, like too much toilet paper, grease and oil. It can also be invaded by roots.Link to page
Find out more about annual water treatments, your water meters, and more.Link to page
Water Quality and Wastewater Reports
Before July 1 each year, the Town of Clayton publishes a water quality report.Link to page
Lead and Copper RuleLink to page
Call 811 Before You Dig
Before you dig on your property, remember there may be hidden water, power, cable, phone, or other service lines underground. Call 811 to schedule this free service to mark your property and avoid any damage to service lines.