Southwest Clean Water Plant Treatment Process

  • Average 35 million gallons per day (MGD) flow
  • 2021 capacity 64 MGD
  • 2021 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 10 award
    • 15 years Zero NPDES violations

How the Treatment Plant process works


   
   Primary Treatment
   Biological Treatment
   Clarification/Nitrate_Removal
   Disinfection
   Biosolids
   Laboratory
    
Detailed description of treatment process