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FAQ's

Can the Water Reclamation Center safely remove anything we put down our drains?

What are some of the things that should not be put down our drains?

What should be done with animal and vegetable derived fat, oil, and grease if they're not supposed to go down the drain?

After the contaminants have been removed from wastewater by the water reclamation process, is the water safe to drink?

Would the Mad River's water be safe to drink if human activity didn't contaminate it?

If the reclaimed water doesn't have to be safe to drink, how does the Water Reclamation Center decide how much contamination to remove?

What happens to the contaminants that are removed from the wastewater?

What happens to the biosolids?

Does all water discharged into the sewer system go through the reclamation process before it goes into our streams and rivers?

How can you tell the difference between a sanitary sewer and a storm sewer?

Why don't we just route all the storm sewers through the Water Reclamation Center?

It's obvious a great deal of effort has gone into improving and maintaining the quality of our water. Are these efforts paying off?

Where can I get more information about our water and water reclamation?

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estimated population

commercial land available

1950

year incorporated

median home value