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Wastewater Treatment
Jon Carman

Fern Barton

54 Front St.
Belfast, ME  04915

Ph: (207) 338-1744

Monday – Friday
6:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wastewater Treatment
The City of Belfast Wastewater Treatment
System consists of 31 miles of gravity
sewer lines and force mains, 18 pump stations,
and a 1,490,000 gallon per day secondary
wastewater treatment facility.

Department Objectives
• Collect and treat all wastewater in as cost effective
manner as possible to protect human health and
the environment.

• Ensure that the wastewater treatment facility
discharge consistently meets or exceeds
regulatory permit standards to maintain
existing ambient water quality standards and
beneficial uses.

• Treat and dispose of sludge in compliance with
all federal, state, and local regulations.

• Plan for equipment preventive maintenance,
repair, and system upgrades to maximize pump station,
wastewater facility, and collection system efficiency and longevity.

Sewer Use Fee’s
The City of Belfast semiannual sewer billing is based on quarterly water meter readings provided by the Belfast Water District for residential, commercial, and industrial users connected to the public sewer.

Fee schedule:
July 2018 through June 2019 – 0 to 2,000 cubic feet - $120.17
Greater than 2,000 cubic feet - $6.00/hundred cubic feet
July 2019 through June 2020 – 0 to 2,000 cubic feet - $126.18
Greater than 2,000 cubic feet - $6.31/hundred cubic feet

Link to Code of Ordinances Chapter 62 – Utilities - Sanitary Sewer System