To ensure water quality standards are maintained, an average of 105 water quality tests are performed weekly by the the Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District staff.
The treatment plant received 698 million gallons in 2014.
Bio-solids collected from the waste water received in 2014 was 1.5 million gallons (182.2 dry tons) were applied to row crop as fertilizer.
A total of 4.5 tons of sand was removed from the waste water received in 2014 and was taken to the landfill.
The plant receives an average of 175 lb per day of CBOD*. The plant removes 97% of the CBOD before entering to Milford Creek. Our permit requires only 85% removal.
The plant receives an average of 196 lbs per day of Total Suspended Solids** (TSS). The plant removes 98% of the TSS before entering Milford Creek. Our permit requires only 85% removal.
The plant receives an average of 435 lbs per day of Ammonia Nitrogen. The plant removes 100% of the Ammonia Nitrogen entering Milford Creek.
The amount of waste water that collect and treated at the treatment plant is recorded daily. Charts showing the daily flows to the treatment plant can be found below:
*CBOD: The amount of oxygen used by microorganisms as they used the organic mater in waste water when placed in controlled temperature for 5 days.
*TSS: The total suspended and dissolved solids.
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