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Wastewater Collection & Treatment

Water Treatment

The Wastewater Collection & Treatment division operates, maintains and manages:

  • 8 million gallon per day (MGD) activated sludge wastewater treatment facility (peaking 79MGD)
  • Collects and analysis over 1,500 process and IEPA sanitary samples each year
  • 10 sanitary sewer lift stations and force mains
  • 144 miles of the sanitary sewer collection system
  • 3,700 manholes
  • 6 sanitary flow monitoring devices
  • Monitor over 100 food establishments for fats oils and grease discharges
  • 12 emergency sanitary overflow locations