Rice Lake Utilities

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Wastewater Department

Rice Lake Utilities maintains a wastewater treatment plant that helps ensure the sustainability and cleanliness of our lakes, streams and drinking water that includes 78 miles of sanitary sewer mains. The wastewater utility serves over 3,900 customers and processes approximately 1.7 million gallons of wastewater each day, which is over 626 million gallons each year. Wastewater treatment includes 14.9 million gallons of holding/septic/grease, 24.5 million gallons of leachate and 58.3 million gallons of industrial waste. Capital assets of the wastewater utility are valued at over $21 million dollars.