Holly’s Wastewater Treatment Plant”s (WWTP) primary responsibility is to safely transport and treat wastewater before returning it to the area waterway. The goal of wastewater treatment in any community is to eliminate disease-causing bacteria and to protect the environment for human and aquatic life. Before modern methods of wastewater treatment were introduced, the spread of life-threatening diseases was common in most communities across the country. Holly’s WWTP is to ensure that our streams, rivers and lakes are free from disease-causing bacteria and viruses that are harmful to the public health.
As we have learned more about the importance of protecting our natural resources, wastewater treatment has become an obvious defense against water pollution. Wastewater treatment has been called the “last line of defense” against water pollution.
Mercury Pollutant Minimization Program
Holly Wastewater Treatment Plant
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Awards & Recognition
1987 – Award of Excellence – US Environmental Protection Agency for Outstanding Operation and Maintenance of the Water Pollution Facility
1989 – Award of Excellence – US Environmental Protection Agency for Outstanding Operation and Maintenance of the Water Pollution Facility
1990 – National 2nd place Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency for Outstanding Industrial Pretreatment Program
1991 – Wastewater Utility of the Year from Michigan Rural Water Association
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