Eleva-Strum Joint Sewerage Commission – WWTP

In order to address the issue of aging wastewater treatment facilities, proactively engage in long range planning, and take advantage of savings associated with a regional facility, the Villages of Eleva and Strum prepared plans to address future needs.  The project included a lift station in each community; 4.25 miles of 8” force main to transport community wastewaster to a regional Enhanced Biological Nutrient Removal (EBNR) extended aeration activated sludge treatment facility.  The project was awarded multiple grants (CDBG and USDA – Rural Development) totaling approximately $2.3 million.