Wastewater Treatment

The City of Troy Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operates under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the EPA.  WWTP staff handles 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. Additionally, the WWTP administrates the Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program (MIPP) for significant industrial water users. Currently, there are 7 permitted industries in this program. For bio-solids de-watering and disposal, the Wastewater Treatment Plant contracts with with Agri-Sludge, Inc.

Plant Information

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.