Waste Collection & Utility Billing

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Annual Rate Adjustment - Effective July 1, 2018
The operations component of the rates is adjusted based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index from April 2017 to April 2018 of 3.97%. The disposal component is adjusted based on the percentage change in the disposal gate fee for residue from the Athens MRF (Mid Valley Landfill) from July 2017 to July 2018 of 3.10%.

Click her for Schedule for Rate Calculations - Effective July 1, 2018

Rubbish Service

The City of South Pasadena contracts with Athens Services for rubbish service and collection. For customer service, or for information regarding rental bins, hazardous waste disposal, or to request a bulky item pick-up, please call Athens Services at (888) 336-6100.

Holiday schedule: Collection of residential rubbish will delayed by one day on all major holidays. (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving-both Thursday and Friday, Christmas and New Year's Day.)

Water/Sewer Billing

The City of South Pasadena contracts with Global Water dba Fathom for billing, payment processing and customer inquiries for water, and sewer.  To establish or discontinue service or to inquire about your bill, call (855) 518-4012 Monday through Thursday between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm, or on Friday between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm. 

For water emergencies after hours or on holidays, please call South Pasadena Police Department Dispatch at (626) 403-7297.

Low Income Program Applications:

2019-20 Rubbish and Water Low-Income Program Application

Temporary Rubbish Exemption application 

Helpful Utility Links:

 Global Water 
(855) 518-4012
 Southern California Edison
(800) 655-4555 
 Athens Services
(888) 336-6100
 Southern California Gas Co. 
(800) 427-2200



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