The WWTP is a conventional activated sludge plant operated in a plug flow valve configuration. The WWTP provides treatment to the industrial and domestic users of water within the City of Troy and surrounding areas of Miami County including Casstown. The WWTP treats an average of 5.5 million gallons per day. The plants design capacity is 7 million gallons per day. The plant effluent is discharged to the Great Miami River.
What You Should and Shouldn't Put Down the Drain
In the past, the City of Troy has experienced problems with clogged pumps at various locations throughout the sewer system. These problems have been traced to inappropriate items being placed down the drain or flushed. Read more about what you can and can't put down the drain in this article.
Authorization The City of Troy Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operates under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by EPA.
Sanitary Sewer Pumping Stations The WWTP also operates and maintains 9 sanitary sewer pumping stations located throughout the city.
Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program
The WWTP administrates the Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program (MIPP) for significant industrial water users. There are currently 6 permitted industries in this program.
Biological Disposal The WWTP Contracts with Synagro Technologies for bio-solids de-watering and disposal.
The WWTP is staffed with 9 full time employees that handle administration, operations, maintenance, and laboratory / process control activities. This staff is dedicated to keeping surface and ground water safe and protecting one of the earth’s most valuable resources.