Furthermore, it is equipped with two effluent pumps to discharge the finished water for field irrigation and percolation. The wastewater treatment plant has a peak discharge of 27 million gallons per month.
Our collection systems are by and large gravity fed straight to the wastewater facility. However, we currently operate four lift stations at various locations. These are deep wells that pump, or “lift,” wastewater to the treatment facility.
The city maintains these mainlines and conveyance systems. The resident is responsible for their lateral from their house to the mainline.