The City of Boone, Iowa

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Water Environment Facility


Utilities Superintendent Daniel Scott
Assistant Superintendent Dave Mozena
Operator Bob Jones
Operator Mark Ellsbury

General Description

State of Iowa - IDNR - #08-19-0-01

The City of Boone has a Vertical Loop Reactor (VLR) activated sludge wastewater treatment plant consruction in 1994-1996. This facility is classified as a Grade IV Treatment Plant and consists of the following units:

  • Traveling bar fine - screening
  • 12" and 36" parshall flumes with sonic head flow sensor
  • Two 20,000 gallon capacity aerated grit chambers
  • Four VLR activated sludge aeration basins
  • Two 110 ft. final clarifiers
  • Post aeration basin
  • Four aerobic digesters
  • One 2 meter belt filter press
  • Diesel generator for emergency use

Receiving Stream: 

Honey Creek, tributary to Des Moines River

Design Capacity:

  • 7.0 MGD
  • 4,000 lbs/day of BOD
  • 4,500 lbs/day of TSS
  • 600 lbs/day of NH3-N
  • Recent

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Daniel Scott,
City Engineer / Utility Superintendent

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