Wastewater Treatment Plant Division

The Department of Public Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant Division operates and maintains the municipally owned wastewater treatment plant that is regulated by Federal and State sewer regulations.  The wastewater treatment plant processes the raw sewage through a primary and secondary treatment system and discharges the treated effluent to the Housatonic River.  In addition, the Division is responsible for administering the City’s industrial pretreatment program.  The Wastewater Treatment Plant Division also treats wastewater from Pittsfield, Dalton, Hinsdale, and sections of Lenox.