Wastewater 711-83


Overview

The Wastewater Department is responsible for all sewer operations for the City of Uvalde to include the collection of waste and the treatment of waste at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Collection side focuses on getting the sewage and waste to the Treatment Plant. One Supervisor and four Wastewater Plant Operators perform sewer line repairs and maintenance, collect oil and grease to prevent plugs, perform line locates, install sewer taps, and collect samples. The Treatment side focuses on treating the wastewater once it is collected at the Plant. Wastewater Plant Operators duties also include operation of the Plant, maintaining the yard at the Plant, collecting oil and grease to prevent plugs, and taking samples. In fiscal year 2022-2023, one of the Wastwater Plant Operator positions was renamed to Wastewater Plant Foreman. This Foreman assists the Supervisor in making sure the jobs for the day have been completed.

Mission Statement

"To maintain a sanitary system which provides the community with an important service while ensuring that the environment is safe for everyone."



Goals

  • Construct a new pipe storage building on wastewater treatment plant site.

  • Refurbish existing 100' diameter clarifier.

  • Complete first phase of refabrication of screw pumps.

  • Install new control panels for control system.

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