The Town of Topeka’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is a Class 2, SBR (Sequential Batch Reactor) plant that was placed in operation in 1998. The plant includes two SBR’S, 2 raw wastewater pumps, Mechanical bar screen, UV disinfection, post aeration cascade system, one aerobic sludge digester to provide a complete wastewater treatment system.
Topeka’s sewer system includes approximately 10.5 miles of 4” to 12” sewer mains and 6 lift stations throughout the town. The collection system serves the corporate area of Topeka including residential, commercial and industrial areas.
The treatment plant is designed to treat .45 million gallons and a peak flow of .61 million gallons of wastewater each day.
Topeka has plans in the works for a brand-new state of the art Wastewater Treatment Plant being built in the spring of 2020.
Superintendent James McDonald, Town Manager Stewart Bender and the Topeka Town Board all over see the general operations of the Wastewater plant system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure proper operation and compliance with IDEM.