Treatment Plant Operations

Collection System

Waste arrives at the treatment plant by way of an interceptor sewer, and with the help of lift stations. There are approximately 476 miles of combined sanitary and storm sewers. Placed throughout the City with a continuously monitored alarm system, 26 lift stations and 2 storm stations keep the flow moving in order to complete the journey to the treatment plant. The sewers, lift stations, and all equipment involved require regular maintenance.

Design Capacity: 26 million gallons/day (52 million gallons/day peak)

Average Daily Flow: 18.42 million gallons/day

Usage Fee: $5.50 per 1000 gallons to treat