Wastewater Operations

Wastewater customers and assets

  • The District’s sanitary sewer system covers approximately 100 square miles and serves approximately 22,000 customer accounts.
  • A faulty manhole can admit 10-50 gallons of storm water per minute to sewer system. There are roughly 9,187 sewer manholes in the HPUD service area.
  • There are 20 sewer lift stations in the District’s service area.
    The largest gravity sewer pipe in the District’s collection system is 48″ in diameter.
  • Each person in a household generates an average of 100 gallons of wastewater daily.
  • Beaver Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is permitted for 9.7 MGD (million gallons per day) average design flow.
  • Just 1 home gutter connected to the sewer can generate 15 gallons of water per minute during rainfall.
  • The Hallsdale-Powell Utility District maintains 457 miles of wastewater collection pipe.
  • The average sewer pipe serves 200 residences. If one inch of rain infiltrates that same pipe it will only serve 8 homes.
  • The District’s new wastewater plant influent pumping station can pump over 32 MGD peak flow capacity.
Aerial Overview of the Beaver Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility

Aerial Overview of the Beaver Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility

Hines Creek Interceptor - Construction Phase

Hines Creek Interceptor – Construction Phase

Hines Creek Interceptor - Post Construction/Restoration Phase

Hines Creek Interceptor – Post Construction/Restoration Phase

Wastewater Collection

HPUD has initiated several Capital Improvement Projects to alleviate chronic sanitary sewer overflows and improve water quality in Beaver Creek. One of the projects that serves as a pilot project for the District’s Watershed Management Plan and is being funded under the State Revolving Fund’s “green intiatives” is the Hines Creek Rehabilitation Project.