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Facility Upgrade

Nitrogen Upgrade (Tertiary Treatment) & Expansion

Project Started May 2012 and is substantially complete as of July, 2015.

Projected Cost $98,000,000

Will increase permitted capacity from 20 million gallons/day to 35 million gallons/day


  • Nitrogen Treatment Systems
  • Two new Final Clarifiers
  • New Fluidized Bed Incinerator - $15 million
  • New Dewatering Equipment - centrifuges
  • New Odor Control Systems - compact carbon canisters
  • Increased Flow Capacity for Middletown
  • Wet Weather Flow Treatment Systems
  • Upgrades to a number of 1968 process treatment systems
  • New Electrical Systems - $9 million
  • Effluent Pumping Station
  • A Garage, and Expansions to the Maintenance & Administration Buildings

With the increase in Flow Capacity, from 20 million gallons/day to 35 million gallons/day, The District will become the 3rd largest facility in the State.

  • No increase in Staff size, will remain at 32,
  • 16 Operations - 3 shifts/day 7 days/wk, 365 days/yr
  • 9 Maintenance & 2 Laboratory
  • 5 Management and Administration, and...
  • will remain one of the most efficient facilities in the State.