June 2016: Please note - due to construction, we cannot accommodate plant tour requests.
Odor management is an ongoing process. We need your cooperation and assistance in solving an odor problem. If you notice odors coming from the sewage treatment plant on Powell Road, please let us know. It is very important that we maintain a record of odor complaints and document the circumstances surrounding them. Your input allows us to further troubleshoot and improve conditions. Complete and submit a Brush Creek Odor Complaint Form
The nature of these processes develops odors which, at times, can drift throughout the community. The Township utilizes many resources to minimize the impact of odors to the surrounding neighborhoods. For a detailed summary, view the Brush Creek Odor Management Plan:
Other items initiated since the completion of the plan:
January 2008.The Township installed a carbon polishing unit to further reduce odors at three of the major process sources at the plant.
September 2009. A heater was installed on the inlet to the carbon polishing unit to lower humidity and increase performance of the carbon absorption process.
Hach Company, a Colorado-based manufacturer of analytic instruments and reagents used in wastewater treatment plants, has announced the grand prize winners of its second annual ‘See the BIG Picture’ contest. The Brush Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant was one of two Grand Prize winners and awarded $50,000 in Hach equipment based on their video submission, “Hach to the Future,” which used a movie-themed story line as its staff professionals – playing themselves in the highly-charged drama – struggled to deal with forces that menaced its operation. Winter 2012 Cranberry Today