The new 10 MGD Fayetteville West Side Wastewater Treatment Plant was built to meet some of the most stringent effluent limits ever set in Arkansas.
Not only did the plant meet these stringent limits, but it set precedent in wetland mitigation, odor control and won the highest design award (The Grand Conceptor) from American Council of Engineering Companies of Arkansas.
The new facility is capable of treating 10 MGD on an annual average basis and up to almost 48 MGD of peak hour flows.
The major units include: fine screens, grit and scum removal units, 3-stage biological nutrient removal process, final clarifiers, deep-bed filters, ultraviolet disinfection and post oxygenation.
The project consisted of 38 structures and an adjoining 28-acre wetland mitigation site all on 70 acres total.