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Water Treatment Facility
Sunset Water Plant • 2800 Willow Beach Rd. • 256-582-5326

CAPACITY - TREATMENT
4.0 MGD Surface Treatment Plant + 1.0 MGD Well = 5.0 Rated Capacity

Statistics for Water Treatment Facility

4200+ Water Customers
150 Mile Mains - 1 1/2" to 20"
1/2 PVC - 1/2 C. or D.I. Pipe
1.2 Million Gallons Treated

Service Area
Arbor Acres on Sand MT to Tenn. River Bridge
South Hwy 79 - To Douglas System
East to Lake Guntersville State Park Hwy. 227
To Conners Island Industrial Park - Claysville

Sell Water
Asbury Water Authority - 1200+ Customers

Purchase Water
Albertville Service
Sand Mt. Area - 800+ Customers

Water Storage
6 GST Tanks - 3 Elevated Tanks
4.9 MG - Reservoir Storage Capacity
Approx. 36hrs - Storage Capacity

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Waste Water Treatment Facility
Eastlake Wastewater Treatment • 3100 Lake Guntersville State Parkway • 256-582-2144

CAPACITY - TREATMENT
4.9 MGD - 32 Sewer Pumping Stations and 100 Miles Sewer Main 8" to 36"

Statistics for Waste Water Treatment Facility

3000+ Customers
Last Major Sewer Expansions:
2002 - Conners Island Industrial Park
2004 - 2005 Hwy 431 South - Sand Mt.


Service Area - Corporate City Limits of Guntersville
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Employee Facts

Employees
24 Full time Employees
6 Grade IV Certified Water Treatment Operators
5 Grade IV Certified Waste Water Operators
Maintenance and Construction
5 Maintenance and Construction
2 Meter Readers
Office
2 Clerks
1 Bookkeeper
 
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System Facts  

Average Adding 100-150 New Customers
Per Year since 1995

Additions to System - Residential Last 10 years
10 New Subdivisions - 20 or more lots
Timber Walk - Riverview
Ridgefield 1-2 - Patterson Estates
Hualapai 1-3 Addition - Windward
Webb 1-4 Addition - Creek Ridge
Cedar Mill 1-3 Addition - Heritage Woods 1-2 Additions
Riverpointe

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Water and Sewer

Expansions

Hwy 431 Sewer along both sides of 431 to Albertville

City Limits Joint Project with city to help attract commercial expansions along Hwy 431

Signal Point Water mains

Claysville - Conner's Island Industrial Park - Sewer and Water Expansion

Added Approx 120 New Fire Hydrants since 1995

2005- Starting 44.2 million Wate Water Treatment Expansion of Headwork; improved airations systems and solids removal @ East Lake Waste Water Treatment Plant

Previous Improvement and Expansions

1)
1994 - $3.2 million Water Plant Expansions
Doubled capacity from 2 to 4 MGD
Environmental Regulation from EPA - ADEM
"0" Discharge
Closed Blount Water Treatment Plant Sept. 1993

2)
Approx. 15,000 FT 20" - 12" - 10" Mains along Willow Beach and Sunset Drive
to North town and Hwy 79
Helped our Flows and Volume Problems

3)
450,000 Rehabilitation of Waste Water Plant - New Aeration for our Digestors for odor control sludge volume.

4)
Waste Water Sludge Land Application - 300 to 350 Wet tons per month.

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Water Monitoring and Testing

Daily Basis: Operation
Monitor PH, Alkalinity, CL2 Residual
Fluoride Content Along with the various feed rates for chemicals

Quarterly:
Organic Contaminants TTHM's
Haloactic Acids - Disinfectant

Bi-Montly:
Bacteriological Monitoring Different Locations in System. According to Population Served.

Yearly:
Inorganic and Radiological
Arsenic - Metal - Mercury-Asbestos - Nickel
Cyanide - Lead

Lead and Copper Sampling:
50% Samples where lead services lines
were installed.

Homes built before 1987 - Lead and Copper

1996 - 1997 40 Samples - 20 Samples 1998
2001 - 20 Samples

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Trends in Water - Waste Water Treatment

Virus - Parasite - Cryptosporidium -
Giardia Outbreaks - Milwaukee - Carrolton, GA.

Intestinal Dis-Orders can cause Death
Elderly or people with low immune systems.

 

SDWA - Amends - 1996 Passed
Public Awareness - CCR Reports
Source water Assessment
Well - Head protection
Flushing Program
Corrosive Inhibitor
   

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