Pretreatment Information

Our sewer department has a Sewer Pretreatment Program which regulates industrial and commercial sewer discharge. New commercial and industrial customers need to be evaluated to determine if any of the rules and regulations of the pretreatment program pertain to their normal operations.

Our Pretreatment Coordinator can be reached at 859-336-5454. New customers who are not sure if they must participate in the program are urged to contact the Coordinator before a connection is made to the sewer system. This program only applies to customers of the sewer system.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant is located at 187 Bloomfield Road. In 1997 an SBR (Sequencing Batch Reactor) was installed, which was a retrofit to the previously used oxidation ditches. The treatment capacity is 880,000 gallons per day with a peak flow of 1,700,000 gallons per day. The average daily flow is 470,000 gallons. This plant is the first and currently only municipality in the state of Kentucky to use the SBR process. There are some industries in the state that also use the SBR process. The plant superintendent is Ray Hamilton and he can be reached at 859-336-5457.

The Water Treatment Plant is located at 603 West Main Street, beside the office. Willisburg Lake is the primary water source. The water treatment capacity is 3,000,000 gallons per day. Current daily production is just over 1,000,000 gallons.