Equalization stations create capacity, prevent overflows and help equalize the flow through the system. The stations will temporarily store the excess wastewater and stormwater until the system has the capacity to handle it. These facilities are generally emptied within 48 hours.
Learn more about the “why” behind Clear Chattanooga and our work to improve the City’s wastewater system.
Many factors go into selecting the site for an equalization station.
Hamm Road Equalization Station
Check out this time lapse video of the construction.