Wastewater Collection System

Wastewater infrastructure is a complex network of pipes, manholes, pumps and treatment facilities that provide collection, treatment and management of our District’s wastewater. Hallsdale-Powell Utility District’s wastewater system serves approximately 22,606 wastewater customers and has more than 480 miles of sewer mains buried below the 146 square miles of service area.

HPUD maintains 21 wastewater pumping stations, over 9,600 manholes, and operates a 9.7 million gallon-per-day (MGD) wastewater treatment plant.

HPUD Sewer Service Area
  • 24,022 Connections
  • Service Area is approximately 146 sq. miles
  • 2 Treatment Plants
  • Design Capacity 9.6 MGD (million gallons per day)
  • 2 Decentralized Treatment Plants
  • 22 Lift Stations
  • 9,743 Sewer Manholes
  • 1 Storage Tank
  • 481 miles of service mains

Beaver Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Beaver Creek WWTP was built in the 1960s and in recent years has been improved and expanded to comply with EPA and TDEC regulations.

The plant uses advanced membrane bioreactor treatment technology and is permitted for 9.7 MGD (million gallons per day) average design flow.

As of today, the plant has received multiple awards from the National Association of Clean Water and the KY/TN Water Environment Association.

Raccoon Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Raccoon Valley WWTP was built in 1974 and renovated in 2013 to upgrade and expand the existing treatment plant to handle more wastewater flow and still meet the compliance requirements set by the EPA and TDEC.

The plant uses aerobic digester treatment and is permitted for 0.3 MGD (million gallons per day) average design flow.

This plant has also received multiple awards from the National Association of Clean Water and the KY/TN Water Environment Association.