Southwest Clean Water Plant Treatment Process

  • Average 35 million gallons per day (MGD) flow
  • 2014 capacity 42.5 MGD
  • 2014 peak flow capacity 100 MGD for short periods
  • Tertiary treatment facility
  • Staffed 24 hours per day/ 365 days per year by Operation, Maintenance, Laboratory & Support Staff personnel
  • Governed by EPA and MoDNR (Clean Water Act)
  • Produce a High Quality Effluent with no negative impact on the environment
  • Award winning facility - NACWA Platinum 8 award
    • 8 years Zero NPDES violations
How the Treatment Plant process works
   Primary Treatment
   Biological Treatment
Detailed description of treatment process