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  Cease-the-Grease Program | PretreatmentSurcharge and Grease Program 
Wastewater Treatment | Water Re-Use | Line Locates
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Collection System
The City of Round Rock's wastewater collection system is made up of over 300 miles of collection lines. These lines ultimately go to the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant either directly or through larger diameter regional interceptor lines. The Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment System is jointly owned and operated by the Cities of Round Rock, Cedar Park and Austin. Round Rock has a collection system rehabilitation program that includes cleaning and videoing the collection system, as well as inspecting and correcting "problem" areas that require regular maintenance. This program is funded through water and wastewater utility funds.

Lift Stations
The City of Round Rock currently owns and operates 12 lift stations that pump wastewater to gravity sewer mains or to the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Pretreatment
The City's Pretreatment Program administers local, state and federal regulations to control pollutants discharged from Commercial and Industrial Users within the City, which may interfere with the City's Publicly Owned Treatment Works.  The Pretreatment Program protects the treatment process and keeps costs down by working with local businesses to minimize pollutant discharges.  See more...

Cease the Grease Program
The City of Round Rock promotes keeping our wastewater collection system in good condition by educating our residents on the hazards of grease in the system. For more information go to Cease the Grease.

Surcharge and Grease Program
The purpose of the City's surcharge program is to reduce excess amounts of solids and oxygen demanding substances from entering the wastewater system.  Solids and fats, oils and grease (FOGs) can clog the sewer lines, cause sanitary sewer overflows and put a heavy operational load on the wastewater treatment plant.  For more information go to Surcharge and Grease Program.

Wastewater Treatment
Wastewater treatment for the City of Round Rock takes place at the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (BCRWWTP), located west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 79 and Red Bud Lane.

The City's wastewater collection system is currently covered under the Wastewater Discharge Permit held by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) for the BCRWWTP. This facility has just undergone an expansion which will enable the treatment of over 21 million gallons of wastewater per day from the plant's regional customers. The regional customers include the Cities of Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander and Austin, as well as the Fern Bluff and Brushy Creek Municipal Utility Districts.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is the environmental agency for the state. Please click the link to the TCEQ website for further information:  TCEQ website

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