The Town of Granite Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant was originally
constructed in 1969 as a 0.450 MGD contact stabilization plant. In 1986
the plant underwent a major renovation and upgrade, with the original
plant becoming part of a 0.900 MGD oxidation ditch system. The plant
currently operates as a Grade III facility, treating approximately 0.450 MGD
of commercial wastewater.
The Town of Granite Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant implements a
secondary biological process utilizing Activated Sludge Treatment consisting
of grit removal, screening, aerated oxidation ditches, secondary clarifiers,
chlorination, dechlorination, and aerobic digesting of waste solids which
are lime stabilized for vector and pathogen reduction and applied as class
The collection system consists of 46 miles of sewer lines ranging in size from
four inches to sixteen inches. There are currently 19 sewer pump stations.
Granite Falls has 2234 residential customers and 243 commercial customers.
The Laboratory operates as a State Certified Lab maintaining certification
through yearly testing and inspection. The laboratory currently tests for the following analyts: pH, Total
Residual Chlorine, Conductivity, and Disolved Oxygen.
|Granite Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant|
|Town of Granite Falls|
|PO Drawer 10 Granite Falls, NC 28630-0010|
|(828) 396-7111 and Fax: (828) 396-8526|
|60 Meandering Way Granite Falls NC 28630|
Person in Charge:
|Chris Graybeal, Water Resources Director|
|NPDES Permit Number NC0021890|
Land Application Permit Number WQ001618