Waste Water Treatment Plant

Superintendent: Glenn Sloan
820 South 5th Place
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: 234-6828

The Waste Water Treatment Plant is responsible for:

  • Treating the sanitary waste stream from the City of Mattoon to an acceptable condition before releasing the treated water to the environment.
  • Maintaining 12 Sanitary Pump Stations.
  • Monitoring Combined Sewer Overflows.
  • Managing the Industrial Pretreatment Program for the City.
  • Land Application of Sludge.

The plant statistics are:

Rated Dry Weather Capacity = 5.3 mgd (million gallons per day)
Maximum Wet Weather Flow thru Plant = 14 mgd
Excess Flow Storage Basin = 16 mgal (million gallon)
Average Daily Flow = 6.3 mgd

Our customers include:

7000 Residential Customers
1000 Commercial/Industrial Customers

Looking Forward

The City of Mattoon has a combined sewer system. Work is beginning on plans to construct a satellite treatment facility for the combined sewer overflows near Riley Creek on the north side town. Construction is expected to be completed in 3 phases from 2014 to 2018.