Salitrillo WWTP


The Salitrillo Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) services approximately 17,000 connections. The Salitrillo plant began operations in 1966 with an average daily flow of 3.96 MGD and a permitted flow of 5.83 MGD.

Construction Updates on Plant Expansion

In order to meet the growing population in the area, the Salitrillo WWTP is currently undergoing a plant expansion. After the expansion, the plant will have a new capacity of 7.33 MGD.

Construction updates will be provided approximately every 2 weeks
June 17, 2022– Update

  • For safety, temporary construction fencing has been installed
  • Topsoil has started to be placed on the berm to help support future vegetation
  • Concrete continues to be poured for the various levels of the new effluent structure
  • Flowable fill is still being poured around parts of the effluent structure
  • Construction of the clarifiers will be complete within the next few weeks
  • Electrical duct banks and being installed throughout the site
  • Because of the high temperatures, the contractor will start work at 6:00 AM but the contractor will try to keep equipment noise to a minimum between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM
  • Construction is expected to last through Fall 2023

Please contact us with any further questions.

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