Marana News: Wastewater plant expansion will allow further development in Marana

Written by Brad Allis, Marana News. Photo by J.D. Fitzgerald

Marana is one of the fastest growing communities in the state and as such, the town’s waste water treatment facility in North Marana needs to expand. The town council recently approved an expansion that will triple its current output.

The current facility, which the town took over from the county in 2013, can currently treat 500,000 gallons per day and is operating at 70-75 percent of capacity under normal, everyday conditions. The town is in the process of linking the Saguaro Bloom community to the sewer system and that will just about max out what the facility can handle....