Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City’s wastewater treatment plant is an aeration ditch type plant with an operating capacity of 2.5 million gallons of waste water per day.  Three full time City employees maintain and operate the plant.  All three employees have a Class C Operator’s Certificate.  The wastewater receives preliminary and secondary final treatment. On a normal day the plant treats 1 million gallons of wastewater. The plant has 180 days of sludge storage capacity.  The sludge is land applied.