To keep existing sewer system in repair and condition to meet health, D.E.Q. and E.P.A. standards for infiltration - inflow and any other sanitary condition dealing with the entire sewer system. To ensure the production of a quality dewatered sludge that can be beneficially reused. To review plans and specifications for any new sewer system.
The Wastewater Department consists of two different operations, namely the collection and treatment of wastewater for the City of Alexandria, and is in operation 24-hours a day, seven days per week. The Collection Department installs service taps, builds manholes, lays extensions, and maintains lift stations. The Treatment Department operates and maintains a treatment facility that utilizes a modified activated sludge process.