Waste Water Treatment Plant
Poolesville’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is operated by 2 state licensed operators. The plant is an enhanced nutrient removal system, which enables treatment to meet and exceed the Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) regulations. The plant discharges an average flow of about 600,000 gallons per day, but is permitted up to 750,000 gallons per day. The plant operators analyze samples, maintain process control, maintenance equipment and collect data per the MDE discharge permit.