Here at the clarifier, solids settle out in the bottom of the tank. The cleaner water spills over the weir. The solids go back through the earlier parts of the process, while the cleaner water goes on to the final filtration process.
The Lower East Fork Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of eight plants that serve 40,000 customers in Clermont County. Each day, 6-7 million gallons of wastewater are pumped through this plant. The Oxidation ditch process is one of the beginning steps towards treating wastewater.
We’ve had such a great time at the 2016 Clermont County Fair this week (July 24-30), making our booth into a quasi-photo booth. A lot of parents have let us take pictures of their kids. Thank you, parents! We appreciate it! You can find most of the photos on our Facebook page.