CLIFTON WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

Coty Smith, Wastewater Plant Manager ***
510 Forrest Avenue

Clifton, Tennessee  38425

Phone (931) 676-3594   Fax (931) 676-5390

Water Treatment Plant

WATER TREATMENT INFORMATION

Water Treatment Plant Design Capacity 967,500 GPD *
Water Plant Average Daily Use 395,000 GPD
City Owned Above Ground Storage 565,000 GAL
System Above Ground Storage 815,000 GAL
Production Capacity 645,000 GPD
System Usage 425,000 GPD

 

DAILY FLOW AND CAPACITY

Sewer Plant #1 Design Capacity 115,000 GPD
Sewer Plant #1 Average Daily Flow 60,000 GPD
Sewer Plant #2 Design Capacity 500,000 GPD
Sewer Plant #2 Average Daily Flow 320,000 GPD

 

 

PROFILE OF CLIFTON WASTEWATER PLANTS

TREATMENT PLANT #1

 

Type of Treatment:  Biological Natural.  This plant is a two cell Lagoon system, one cell receives the raw wastewater, the second cell is the polishing pond with a small chlorine contact chamber.

 

This plant went into operation sometime between 1980 and 1985.

TREATMENT PLANT #2

 

Type of Treatment: Biological Natural. This plant is a three cell Lagoon system with a small polishing pond.  The three operating cells are: 156' x 444' x 14' for a three cell total storage of 11.5 to 12 million gallons.  The chlorine is added at the Eff. weir of the polishing pond and is mixed as it is pumped approximately two miles to the Tennessee River.  A  CL2 sample is taken from the discharge line near the outfall.  The normal operating depth of each cell is approximately 12 ft.

 

This plant went into operation in 1992.

 

To avoid interruption of services, bills must be paid before the closing of business day on the 21st of each month. 

  The certification needed to operate both plants is a Biological Natural or better and a Grade One Collection System Certification.

 

***  Certifications:
* Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator
* Grade I Distribution System Operator
* Cross-Connection Testing and Prevention Certification