Wastewater Division

Public Notice - Sewer Construction Information

Current status has phase five of the LTCP due to bid in the Fall of 2020. 

The sewage treatment plants, located at 450 Environmental Drive, operate 24 hours per day, and are permitted to treat 12.4 million gallons of wastewater each day with a maximum excess flow capacity of 24 million gallons per day. See (NPDES Permit IL0021873).
Currently the average daily flow through the treatment system is 5 to 6 million gallons per day. The plant is fed by nearly 300 miles of sewage collection lines. The entire collection system has 50 sewage lift stations that pump sewage from low-lying areas to the plant via sewer collection lines. 

Recent Improvements
  • Tertiary Filter System Rehabilitation.
  • Treatment Plant Expansion.
  • Various Pumpstation Control Panel Upgrades. 

East Creek Sewer Separation Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-St. Louis District and the City of Belleville have signed an agreement to begin work on the East Creek Sewer Separation Project. 

The East Creek Sewer Separation Project News Release explains the details behind this project to rehabilitate local infrastructure.