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Sanitary Sewage System

The sanitary sewage system is operated as a self-sufficient rate based utility system. It consists of 123 kms of sewer mains, 1,450 man holes, 9,300 service lines, and a state-of-the-art Wastewater Treatment Plant.

In March 2005, Okotoks' growing population posed a concern as the Town's existing wastewater plant was fully loaded and had discharge limits nearing regulatory upper limits. To address the situation, the Town invested in a new 10 million litre per day tertiary wastewater treatment plant that utilizes innovative technologies including; a new bio-reactor that doubles flow capacity, an ultraviolet light disinfection system, a biological nutrient removal process and a method to compost of the systems bio-solids sludge. 

Take a virtual tour of the wastewater treatment plant!

Learn More About Wastewater Treatment

The Town of Okotoks cares about the health of the watershed upstream and downstream of Okotoks. The Town has a watershed protection program to help provide a safe and secure drinking water supply and to minimize the effects on water quality and the aquatic ecosystem downstream of the wastewater treatment plant.  

Okotoks Wastewater Treatment Plant Diagram

Sun: Closed
Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat: Closed
CLOSED during Statutory Holidays
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