The City of Pevely Sewer Department’s fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31 of each year and currently has an operating budget of $700,000.00.
The City of Pevely Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located in the Southwest portion of the city near Interstate 55. In 2005 the facility underwent a $1,000,000 improvement upgrading the existing extended aeration treatment plant to meet the future design flow of 1.8 million gallons per day (MGD) with a peak hourly flow of 4.5 MGD. The WWTP is meeting all effluent requirements with an average daily flow of 850,000 gallons per day. 2011 will see $600,000 in improvements to the facility for UV Disinfection, a new bar screen unit, and other miscellaneous advancements.
In the Northwest corner of the City, also near Interstate 55 is a 0.065 MGD extended aeration WWTP. This facility serves a newly constructed 145 lot residential development called Hunters Glen and the Valle Creek Condos. Currently there are 87 sewer connections with an average daily flow of 6,000 gallons per day.
The facility effluents are monitored and permitted through the Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR)
The city’s Sewer System consists of over 35 miles of sewer mains. Ranging in 6” to 22” diameter pipe, with over 700 manholes and 9 sewage pumping stations.
The wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and main lines are operated and maintained by a crew of three A licensed State Certified Wastewater Operators and one laborer with a combined experience of over 75 yrs.
Normal working hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
Utilities Department (636) 475-4454
Emergency Phone Number: (636) 475-5301 (Pevely Police Dispatch)
For more information about wastewater treatment visit:
Howstuffworks “How Sewer and Septic Systems Work”