New Construction Information
When you come out to the Landfill it will look a little different.
The OUTBOUND scale is the only scale you will be pulling on to when you visit our site.
Once on the scale call the Scale Office at 701.586.3445. From there you will be given more instructions as to where to dump.
** EFFECTIVE IMMEDIETLY
As directed by the Board of McKenzie County Commissioner’s we will
implement proactive steps to ensure the safety of our customers and staff by
limiting public access into the landfill main office. These steps will ensure
that we adhere to the “Social Distancing” measures recommended by the CDC. This
is a highly fluid situation and these steps may change without notice.
account receipts will be E-mailed at the end of each business day to the
addresses that we currently have on file. Please provide a valid, working
E-mail address if the one we currently have on file will not work.
The scale house is now open to the general
public to come inside and pay for their garbage.
If you are paying by card you are still welcome
to pay over the phone, if you would like a receipt one can be emailed to you or
you may come inside to pick up a copy.
If you are currently in quarantine directed by
state or local health officials please do not come out to the landfill. We will
be here after you have successfully completed your quarantine requirements.
Please stay home.
The scale operator will give detailed direction(s) on how to
proceed when you come onto the inbound scale. When you drive onto the outbound
scale please turn your vehicle off so the scale operator can communicate with
Welcome to the McKenzie County Landfill.
13240 25th St. NW
Arnegard, ND 58835
Mailing and Billing:
1300 12th St SE
Watford City, ND 58854
McKenzie County Landfill is located 6 miles west of Watford City on Hwy. 85
then 2 miles south on 132nd Ave NW, turn west on 25th St and you will see the
yellow gates on your left.
No Hunting or Trespassing in the McKenzie County
Notice: All customers are
required to follow State and Federal dumping regulations, failure to
follow State and Federal dumping regulations can result in fines assessed.
Hours of Operation:
AM - 5 PM
Closed: Weekends and Holidays
loads will be accepted after 5:00.
Slow down while you are driving around the facility. There are
many moving machines and people walking around. You will receive a
$25 fee if you set off the speed alarms.
The posted speed in the facility is 10 mph and 3 mph on the
Battery Disposal Special Reminder
do not dispose of any Lithium Batteries in your regular household garbage.
includes, but not limited to, car batteries, phone batteries, equipment
batteries, any rechargeable electronic battery, and handheld power tool
batteries come into the landfill mixed with garbage they tend to start small
fires. Our staff is trained to notice the starting signs of fires in order to
safely put them out before needed emergency personnel.
take Lithium Batteries
business hours. Please help us maintain a safe environment and properly dispose
of Lithium Batteries.
have partnered with Call2Recycle in the hopes of providing the community a
responsible way to recycle their rechargeable batteries! We currently have
recycling boxes set up at the following locations;
County Law Enforcement Center
bring your wet-cell batteries to the Landfill or give us a call to talk about
how to dispose of them properly. Wet-cell batteries are the batteries that
sound like they have water in them if you shake them.
Natural Disaster or Unfortunate Event
you or someone you know has been affected by a natural disaster or unfortunate
event causing them the need to dispose of waste at the landfill and would like
to request the fees to be waved here are the procedures.
the Fee Waver request form will need to be filled out and either dropped off at
the landfill or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form is
the form has been accepted, the Landfill Director and Operation Supervisor will
look over the application.
the application is filled out completely and within reason the landfill staff
will schedule a time to be heard by the Board of County Commissioners. Meetings
are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month.
is encouraged that you or the person affected attend the meeting to answer any
questions that may arise during the discussion.
out the waver and passing it to the landfill staff does not automatically
approve the fees to be waved. It is ultimately up to the BOCC to wave any fees.
Once a motion has been made you will be notified if you were not at the
will be no exceptions to waver from landfill policy if approved to have your
fees waved. Please refer to the landfill regulations tab to see the landfill
you have any questions please call 701-586-3445