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Wastewater Division


WHAT's New In Wastewater:


The Wastewater Department has been working hard supporting the Water Department on the Radar Hill Rd. water main project. Because of the size and scope of the project the team assisted with the new tie-ins and connections to the new line. Additionally, the team has been assisting with the water main breaks that have plagued Line Rd. area in recent weeks.

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Our commitment is to provide progressive management of sewage and stormwater through fiscal responsibility, innovation, and community partnerships. Our vision is to be the environmental leader in enhancing quality of life in the region and protecting its water resources.

Design for a single Wastewater Plant to serve two communities…

The City of Box Elder and the Ellsworth Air Force Base were each operating their wastewater treatment facilities at capacity and had to satisfy more stringent effluent limits for ammonia. Both entities needed wastewater treatment facility upgrades. And they needed to find the most cost-effective way to do it.  A new wastewater plant was designed to satisfy the regulatory requirements and future growth accommodations for both the City and the Air Force Base. The single wastewater treatment plant serving both the City and the Base resulted in a $10 million savings over creating single plants for each.

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