Wastewater Collection & Treatment – Water Management Division

  • Peru Operations - Serves approximately 4,800 customers, generally within the corporation boundaries of the City of Peru. The Department operates and maintains 65 miles of sewer collection system, most of which are combined sanitary and storm sewers, as well as an activated sludge wastewater treatment plant rated at a maximum capacity of 8 million gallons per day with a peak of 26 million gallons per day.
  • Grissom Aeroplex Operations - Serves approximately 1,200 customers within the boundaries of the former Grissom Air Force Base. The Department operates and maintains approximately 35 miles of sanitary sewers and 30 miles of storm sewers. Wastewater treatment is provided by a sequencing batch reactor rated at 1 million gallons per day and a conventional activated sludge facility rated at 2.5 million gallons per day.
  • Peru Stormwater Operations - Serves approximately 4,750 customers, generally within the corporate boundaries of the City of Peru. The Department maintains the Utility's storm sewers throughout the system.