The City of Odessa Environmental Services Department, Water Pollution Control Division, began the treatment of wastewater in the 1930's. The City now has 2 wastewater treatment lagoons in operation. One is a 3 cell lagoon system and the other is a 1 cell overland flow system. The City has just put into operation a new 1 million gallon per day activated sludge extended aeration plant. This plant went on line in July 2007.
Our Wastewater Collection System consists of approximately 25 miles of sewer lines. Attached throughout this system are 544 manholes and 9 pumping stations.
Our staff currently includes 5 Class "A" Operators, 2 Class "B" Operators, 1 Class "C" Operator and 2 Class "D" Operators.