Wastewater facility

Litchfield Wastewater Treatment Facility faces some major upgrades due to changes in state treatment requirements and an increase in demand from so-called significant industrial users.

Tighter state requirements and a change in wastewater discharge is forcing changes at Litchfield’s wastewater treatment plant.

Paul Stafford of the city’s engineering firm, Bolton and Menk, updated Litchfield City Council last week on progress toward needed improvements in the city’s wastewater treatment system.