Water Pollution Control Fast Facts

WPC Facility Profile

Built: 1975 (Upgrades 1991, 1994, 1998, 2010, 2011 and 2012)

Services Area:  3263 accounts in Brewer and 18 accounts in Orrington

Population Served: Approximately 9,100 residents

Flows: Design Flow 5.2 Million Gallons/ Day (MGD) , Actual Flow 1.77 MGD

Treatment Level: Secondary Treatment

Treatment Process: Conventional Activated Sludge

Receiving Water: Penobscot River

Annual Operation and Maintenance Budget: $1,389,878

Current Sewer User Rate for FY15: $8.03/100 Cubic Feet

Current Number of Sewer User Accounts:  3,281