Waste Water Treatment Plant

The mission of the Waste Water Division is to provide an effective and efficient means of treating waste water collected by the sanitary sewer system of Sterling that meets and/or exceeds all State and Federal Water Quality Standards for discharge to State waters.

General Systems Information
The Waste Water Treatment Plant has a present capacity to treat 2.68 million gallons per day of waste water, and with a minor upgrade can bring total capacity to 3.99 million gallons per day. In 1998 the system treated 1.39 million gallons per day. The treated water is pumped to a recharge site for ground water recharge, or diverted to the South Platte River in times of drought.wwpic2

The treatment facility is located at 15956 County Road 370. Group tours of the treatment plant facility may be arranged by calling the Utilities Superintendent during regular business hours at 522-2619

Release of Liability City of Sterling
      (Tour of City Facilities)

Scott Legg, Lead Operator
970-522-4804 or legg@sterlingcolo.com
Operating Hours
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
Office Hours
Monday- Friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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