- City of London Ohio
Waste Water Plant Profile
The City of London Wastewater Treatment Plant was constructed for treating all the wastewater generated by the citizens, businesses, and industries of the City, as well as several surrounding areas and in order to protect this vital natural resource of water. Skilled technicians, using sophisticated treatment processes, work around the clock in order to preserve and protect the local streams. The employees of the City of London Wastewater Treatment Plant invite you to enjoy our local water resource and to come tour our facility so that you can have a better understanding of the process of keeping our water clean.
Mission Statement - The dedicated staff of the City of London’s Wastewater Treatment Department will safeguard the environment and public health by maintaining the highest level of treatment at the lowest attainable cost to our customers. This stewardship will be accomplished through sound fiscal management, the use of advanced technology, staff education and training, and the application of "Best Management Practices" of the industry.
The City of London Ohio Wastewater Treatment department located at 4080 St. Rt. 56 S.E. can be reached at (740) 852-0279. The Department is staffed by five dedicated employees; The Department operates and maintains the wastewater treatment facilities and the collection system comprised of approximately 44.9 miles of sanitary sewer lines and several sewerage pumping stations located throughout the collection system. The Department prides itself in professional standards and collaboration. In 2009 alone, the Department successfully treated over 743 million gallons of water and returned it to the environment for recreation and reuse for local streams and creek.
The City of London wastewater facilities were originally constructed in 1936 in the existing location. The plant was upgraded in 1973 and 1986, and the latest upgrade was in December 2005.
The upgrade in 1986 expanded the plant to a 2.9 MGD design average with a peak flow of 3.8 MGD. In 2005, the plant expansion increased the design flow from 2.9 MGD to 5.8 MGD, with the peak flow to 17.1 MGD.