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Wastewater Plant Diagram


Take this Digital Tour of our Wastewater Plant

Ever wondered what happens to that water and waste after you flush? How about after you pull the plug on your tub?

To find out, just start at the homes in the diagram and follow the drops at the bottom of the page.

At each stop you'll see a photo of the process with some informationabout that stop.

You'll find great links to help you learn even more.




Want to learn more about wastewater?

Diagram with Photos of our Wastewater Plant  
Vocabulary for wastewater treatment Disclaimer  
Sewer History Disclaimer  
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Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Collections and Pollution Prevention Bar Sceens Take Out Trash Trash Goes to the Landfill Ultraviolet Light Disinfects the Cleaned Water The plant uses 1 million gallons of reuse water each day Sludge is dewatered before and after the digesters. Microorganisms in the digesters produce methane gas. Cogen produces electricty using methane gas. Soil Amendment Facility