Public Works: Sewer Division
Constructed – 1988 Upgraded 2008
Type of Plant – Conventional Activated Sludge
Design Max Flow – 2.73 MGD
Design Avg. Flow – 0.91 MGD
Reasons for Wastewater Treatment
Government Regulations: The Federal Government’s Clean Water Act states that all wastewater discharges from municipalities must meet EPA requirements for water quality.
Protect Clean Water: Rivers, lakes, and streams are protected by local wastewater treatment facilities which take polluted water from our homes and businesses and return safe water to the environment.
Public Health: Wastewater treatment has virtually eliminated many water-borne diseases.
Increases Economic Development: Without adequate sewage collection and treatment, economic growth is stifled.