The City of Wabash Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 700 S. Carroll Street, is a Class III activated sludge operation with a design capacity of 4 million gallons per day and a maximum capacity of 10 million gallons per day. Wastewater flow is conveyed to the plant via hundreds of miles of sewers and sixteen lift stations located throughout the City.
The plant is staffed with seven, full-time Indiana Department of Environmental Management certified wastewater treatment operators. These operators maintain the plant, collection system including sanitary sewers, combined sewers, storm sewers and lift stations, and run a certified laboratory for sampling and analysis of wastewater and treated effluent as required by the NPDES permit issued to the City of Wabash.
Other responsibilities of plant personnel:
- Conducting sewer tap inspections
- Performing utility locates from Indiana 811 Call Before You Dig
- Regulating the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) and Rule 13 programs
The plant offices are also the contact point for those utilizing the City of Wabash RV Park, located at the intersection of South Carroll and Smith Streets in Wabash. See this link for RV Park Rules and Regulations.
The plant is staffed Monday through Thursday, from 7 am until 4 pm, and Friday through Sunday, from 7 am until 3 pm. Anyone with questions or other issues regarding the sewer system, lift stations or treatment plant can call the number below; for emergencies after normal business hours, residents can leave urgent messages, which are answered immediately.
Bob Gray, Wastewater Superintendent
700 S. Carroll Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: (260) 563-2941
Fax: (260) 569-9406