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Wastewater

Athens Utilities Board operates two separate wastewater treatment plants: Oostanaula Plant and North Mouse Creek Plant. The Oostanaula Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 7.2 million gallon per day treatment facility with excess capacity of 3.6 million gallons per day. The North Mouse Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 1.2 million gallons per day plant. Discharge into the wastewater system must follow AUB’s sewer use ordinance criterion. Pre-treatment may be required if discharge is outside the parameters of the ordinance. AUB provides wastewater services to the Athens McMinn Interstate Industrial Park, Mt. Verd Industrial Park, the Northridge Industrial Park as well as various individual industrial properties throughout the City of Athens.

Etowah Utilities Board operates a 1.4 million gallon per day treatment facility with excess capacity of 700,000 gallons per day. Discharge into the wastewater system must follow EUB’s sewer use ordinance criterion. Pre-treatment may be required if discharge is outside the parameters of the ordinance. EUB provides wastewater services to the North Etowah Industrial Park as well as various individual industrial properties throughout the City of Etowah.