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Wastewater Treatment
The Coffee Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, recognized in 2005, 2010, and 2015 as the Outstanding Large Plant from the Oklahoma Water Pollution Control Association. The plant is operated by a staff of seven water treatment professionals. Each staff member has earned licensing that meets or exceeds the requirements of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ).

The Plant
  • Discharges treated water (called effluent) into Coffee Creek
  • Has a total design capacity of 9 million gallons per day
  • Uses a continuous flow activated-type process that utilizes oxidation ditches and aeration tanks for secondary treatment

During 2015, ODEQ conducted four plant inspections. The plant continued its record of 100% compliance with all regulatory parameters for wastewater treatment.

2014 Statistics
  • The plant processed 2,599,700,000 gallons
  • Total operations and maintenance costs were $2,076,000
  • Percent removal of major permitted parameters:
    • 5-day Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand - CBOD5 – 98.4%
    • Total Suspended Solids - TSS – 98.5%
    • Ammonia - NH3 - 98.7%
  • Total Biosolids Land Applied - 4,233,400 gallons equal to 562.5 dry tons

Permit for Operation
The plant is operated under an Oklahoma Pollution Discharge Elimination System (OPDES) permit, issued by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ). The treatment facility began operating under a new OPDES permit on August 1, 2015. The new permit will be in effect for 5 years.

More Information

Water Resources
Kris Neifing
Ph: (405) 216-7696

Jennifer Slack
Administrative Assistant
Ph: (405) 216-7775

801 S. Post Rd.
Arcadia, OK 73007
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Arcadia Lake Water Plant
Earl Hall
Assistant Superintendent
Ph: (405) 216-7811

Water Wells
Ron Birdsong
Chief Plant Mechanic
Ph: (405) 216-7815

Coffee Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
Daniel Wilds
Chief Plant Operator
Ph: (405) 216-7695

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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