Wastewater Treatment FacilityThe wastewater from homes, businesses and industries flow into the Wastewater Treatment Facility. The facility is classified as a Class A Facility. There are 16 lift stations throughout Willmar and 9 located around Eagle Lake belonging to the Willmar Wastewater Treatment Facility. There are 82.36 miles of gravity sewer lines and 7.93 miles of force mains. In 2011, the City land applied 634.81 dry ton of biosolids or 4,535,000 gallons to MPCA approved farm fields and the City reserves approximately 2,200 acres of farm land for application of biosolids. The major industry is Jennie-O Turkey Store which is a turkey kill/processing plant. They treat their waste prior to discharge to the WWTF via DAF.
The facility has a staff made up of: one Superintendent, one Working Foreman, one Mechanic, one Lift Station Mechanic, one Lab Technician, one Biosolids Coordinator, one Assistant Lab Technician/Safety Coordinator and three operators.
City of Willmar
3000 75th Street SW
Willmar, Minnesota 56201