Wastewater Treatment Plant

This department manages the reclamation of wastewater received from the community for further distribution to the irrigation farm. The wastewater treatment plant consists of a supervisor and five certified operators. 

Goals and Objectives

  • To provide quality effluent water for irrigation of Coastal Grass at the Irrigation Farm and provide quality reuse water for irrigation at the parks and recreation fields. 
  • Maintain proper operation and maintenance of equipment at the Wastewater Plant
  • Keep waste solids at a manageable level in the plant
  • Meet or exceed parameters set forth by permit with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Accomplished in 2018 - 2019 

  • Irrigation of parks and soccer fields with reusable water, along with providing reuse water to the City of Meadowlakes Golf Course. 
  • Produce the best possible effluent water by complying with state regulations. 
  • Maintain grounds and buildings so that the appearance is acceptable to the surrounding areas of the plant. 
  • Continued liquid sludge program by accepting waste from septic haulers. 
  • Refurbished number the clarifier to obtain optimal quality effluent water for years to come. 
  • Pulling together as a team to keep the plant operations up to TCEQ standards during and after the flood of 2018. 

Plan to accomplish in 2019 - 2020

  • Continue to learn, train, and upgrade operator licenses with TCEQ
  • Maintain grounds and buildings
  • Continue to provide reusable water to the park system, soccer fields, Meadowlakes Golf Course
  • Upgrade plant SCADA screening system
  • Explore wastewater treatment plant expansion options per TCEQ requirements.