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Wastewater Program

The treatment plant is located just south of the Town of Ignacio after crossing Rock Creek on State Hwy 172.

  • The wastewater system consists of an 800,000 gallon per day treatment plant and the 13 miles of collection system.
  • The treatment plant was constructed in 1999.
  • The type of treatment system at the plant is referred to as activated sludge. The wastewater collection system extends from the Rainbow Meadows subdivision just north of the Motor Pool to County Road 318 south of Ignacio.
Wastewater Program

The responsibilities of the Wastewater Program are as follows:

  • Treating daily wastewater
  • Maintaining the treatment plant and collection system
  • Oversight of all new taps and line extensions
  • Keeping the effluent from the plant within EPA required limits