Wastewater

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  • 6.9 million gallons of clean water discharged per day (2.5 billion gallons per year)
  • 9 tons of removed solids land-filled per day (3240 tons per year)
  • Total of 19 employees  (24/7 operations - the plant can never be shut down for repairs)
    • Superintendent &  Administrative Assistant
    • Operations Manager & 4 Shift Supervisors & 4 Treatment Plant Workers
    • Lab / IPP Manager & 2 Laboratory Technicians
    • Maintenance Supervisor & Lead Mechanic & 3 Maintenance Technicians
    • 8 State Wastewater Certified Operators
  • Five Retention Basins
  • Basins = 27.3 Million Gallons
  • Relief Sewers = 9.7 Million Gallons
  • Total Capacity = 37 Million Gallons
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The Treatment Process : How We Clean Your Water

Stormwater Retention Treatment Basins

  • Five Retention Basins
  • Treats a combination of rain and wastewater
  • Treatment includes solids removal and disinfection
  • 60% of the City is a combined system

Click the link below to learn more

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/wrd-cso-sso-know_604679_7.pdf

For the Annual State of Michigan Stormwater Retention Treatment Basin Report click the link below

https://www.michigan.gov/egle/-/media/Project/Websites/egle/Documents/Programs/WRD/CSO-SSO/2021-CSO-SSO-RTB-Annual-Report.pdf?rev=715d3c0bad914308af48b7fb76ae3279

2024 Retention Treatment Basin Notification Plan

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