Wastewater Treatment Facility

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The Wastewater Treatment Facility is responsible for the collection and treatment of wastewater generated by residential, commercial, and industrial dischargers before final discharge to the Big Sioux River according to the conditions of the city's SDDENR Surface Water Discharge Permit. The Wastewater Department consists of the collections, operations, laboratory, and industrial pretreatment subdivisions, which operate and maintain the wastewater treatment facility and the sanitary sewer collection system.
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    Temporary Sump Pump Variance

    Posted on October 4, 2021

    As of October 15th, any home or business that needs to continue operating a sump pump discharging clear water may request a variance to discharge to the sanitary sewer. The temporary variance is normally from October 15th to March 15th. Read on...
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    Sump Pump Variance - $125 Annual Fee

    Posted on September 20, 2021

    With the adoption of Resolution No. 20-48 on November 2, 2020, the wastewater rate system was amended to incorporate a sump pump variance fee effective January 1, 2021. Read on...
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