City of Toledo Bay View Waste Water Treatment Plant Receives Peak Performance Award

The City of Toledo’s Bay View Waste Water Treatment Plant received a Gold Peak Performance Award for achieving 100% compliance with its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) discharge permit for the 2014 calendar year. The award announced this summer by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) means that the waste water plant was successful in meeting all limits set by the Ohio EPA for waste water treatment and discharge during 2014.

Over the past decade Toledo has received NACWA performance awards on a regular basis. “The City of Toledo, Division of Water Reclamation is an outstanding example of environmental efforts. NACWA is honored to showcase the achievements of the City of Toledo, Division of Water Reclamation and our nation’s public wastewater utilities through the Peak Performance Awards Program” Ken Kirk, NACWA’s Chief Executive Officer.

The Bay View plant provides treatment services to an area of approximately 100 square miles. Approximately 84 square miles of this area is located within the City of Toledo. Other areas serviced by Bay View include the City of Rossford, the Villages of Walbridge and Ottawa Hills, and portions of Wood County, Lucas County, and the Village of Northwood. The plant can treat up to 400 million gallons of wastewater per day.

Posted by Stacy Weber on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.