What are the compost site hours and rules?

Compost Site Schedule & Location

**Effective Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the City of Whitewater’s Compost Site will be changing its hours of operation on Wednesdays.  The new hours will be 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and will remain in effect until the site closes for the season.  However, the site will still remain open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., until further notice.  More information will be published when a closing date has been determined.

The compost site is open to City of Whitewater residents only.  Hours of operation are Wednesdays from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The City will provide a loader for loading chips and compost into residents’ trailers and trucks.  This loader will be available the first Saturday of every month until the site closes for the season.  More information will be published when a closing date has been determined.

*Please allow enough time for unloading as the compost site will close promptly at the posted times.*

The compost site is located at:
599 N Jefferson Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Compost Site Rules

The compost site is available to City of Whitewater residents only. Residents can bring yard waste to the site for disposal. Residents are required to empty the yard waste from any container used in the transportation of the yard waste and take the container home.

Residents can also help themselves to composted material or wood chips at the site. Residents must load their own compost or wood chips.

NOTICE:  City Ordinance Chapter 12.08 – Street Obstructions, Section: 12.08.010 – Residents are prohibited from depositing any yard waste debris on city streets or right of ways other than City of Whitewater designated days.

Questions

If you have any questions please call the Department of Public Works at 262-473-0560.

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1. Is there a charge for trimming my tree which is within the public road right-of-way? If you cut it down, do I pay for it?
2. What can and can’t be flushed?
3. What are the compost site hours and rules?
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5. My street light is burnt out or doesn't work properly. Who takes care of it?
6. Who maintains the trees within the public road right-of-way?
7. I have rusty water. What should I do?
8. I am moving out of the city. What should I do?
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