Public Works Sewer DivisionConstructed - 1988 Upgraded 2008
Type of Plant - Conventional Activated Sludge
Design Max Flow - 2.73 MGD
Design Avg. Flow - 0.91 MGD
Reasons for Wastewater TreatmentGovernment 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 disease.
Increases economic Development - Without adequate sewage collection and treatment, economic growth is stifled.