Welcome to Norman's Water Reclamation Facility
Steven D. Hardeman
Kellie Seeds/Steven Hardeman/Ryan Bart
Admin. Tech III / Utilities Manager / Utilities Supervisor
Derek Leatherman/ Michel Lavigne
Lonny larson/Angel Perez/Veon Richmond
Ryan Long/Ted White/Dustin Cozad
Gary Todd/James Sterling/Curtis Ward
John Baze/Mike Bates
Wesley Key/Tyler Smith
Mission: To produce highly treated reclaimed water at the lowest cost to our customers.
Vision Statement: To produce a quality water product so future generation may enjoy a quality of life they deserve.
Goals: To protect aquatic life. To be good stewards of funding resources. To promote and educated the public about wastewater treatment.
Objectives: Monitor and adjust treatment processess to assure proper water quaility. Seek ways to reduce cost by understanding our needs. Conduct educational tours to communicate to our customers how we treat wastewater. Meet all federal, state and local discharge requirement as stated in our discharge monitor permit.
Performance Indicators: ODEQ DMR Requirements, water quality results, bio-solids testing and budget.
Performance Measurement: CBOD, Total Suspended Solids, Ammonia Nitrogen, Bio-Solids,and budget performance
Award of Environmental Excellence:
(4) Region 6 - Environmental Excellence Awards
Oklahoma Water Pollution Control Association (OWPCA) 2011 "Large Plant of the Year"
Oklahoma Water pollution Control Ass. 2013 "Large Wastewater Lab of the Year"
2007,2015 & 2019 Water Environmental Federation Safety Award Winner.
City of Norman 2011,13,14,1517,18,19 Safety Award Winner (No injuries or accidents)
Indivdual Staff Awards:
Ryan Bart: OWPCA's 2018 "Supervisor of the Year".
Mike Bates: OWPCA's 2013 Crew Chief of the Year".
Angel Perez OWPCA's 2013 "Most imporved operator of the Year'
Steven D. Hardeman: 2012 Water Environmental Federation's William D. Hatfield Award for Outstanding Professionalism and Performance.
Ryan Bart: 2013 Water Environmental Federation's William D. Hatfield Award for Outstanding Professionalism and Performance.
Lonny Larson: 2019 Water Environment Federation's Wiiliam D. Hatfield Award for Outstanding Professionalism and Performance.
James Sterling, Gary Todd & Curtis Ward OWPCC's "Bio-Solids Team of the Year".
Ted White OWPCA's 2016 "Darcey Award" of Outstanding Plant Operator of the Year".
Michel Lavigne: OWPCC's 2018 "Jessie Vaughn Award for Instructor of the Year".
National Publication Profile:
1994-Water Environment Federation Plant Profile
1997-Water Environment Federation Plant Profile
1998-Oklahoma Water Environment Associations Plant Profile
2012 Treatment Plant Operator magazine (tpo) September issue Cover Story.
2013 Treatment Plant Operator magazine Featured Article (In My Words) May issue.
2014 Presented EPA hosted Webinar on the Energy Reduction Project and Norman's Green Initiatives.
Beneficial Reuse Recipients:
University of Oklahoma's Jimmy Austin Golf Course
Localized agricultural land owners
City of Norman's Water Reclamation Facility
Startup Date: 2017
Service population: 107,500
Number of employees: 22
Design - 17 MGD Annual Average and 36 MGD Wet Weather Flow.
Average - 11 MGD Monthly Average sustained Wet Weather Flows
Annual Operation and Maintenance Budget: $ 7.1 million
Facility Type: Secondary Advance Waste Treatment (AWT) consisting of complete mixed activated sludge as the primary treatment process. Including UV disinfection and Odor Control.
Discharge Water Quality Parameters: See Final Limits Page
Bio-monitoring Requirements: See Final Limits Page