Wastewater plant clears DEQ review

Green River’s wastewater treatment plant got approval to continue running following two site visits conducted by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

The facility was originally built in 1962, utilizing a sewer lagoon system to treat wastewater before being discharged into the Green River. The system consists of two pre-aeration cells, three aerated lagoons and two polishing ponds.

According to information found on the city’s website, residents generate approximately 1 million gallons of wastewater daily, which equates to nearly 75 gallons from each resident. Most sewage flows down...

 

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