Plants & Facilities

Department of Water Quality - Division of Environmental Management

Water Treatment

Facility Community Served  Process
Max. GPD
Brook Lane private ground water – 3 wells 7,000
Clear Spring Clear Spring ground water – 4 wells 90,000
Elk Ridge  Elk Ridge  ground water 7,500
Highfield  Highfield  ground water – 3 wells 100,000
Mt. Aetna  Mt. Aetna  1 well + springs 10,000
Sandy Hook  Sandy Hook  ground water – 2 wells 15,000
Sharpsburg  Sharpsburg  surface water – Potomac River 133,000


Wastewater Treatment

Facility Community Served  Process
Max. GPD
Antietam Sharpsburg/Keedysville Activated Sludge / Oxidization Ditch 163,000
Brook Lane private Activated Sludge Package Plant 10,000
Clear Spring Water Treatment Plant Lagoon Report Only
Conococheague Halfway  Activated Sludge 4,100,000 
Sandy Hook  Sandy Hook Activated Sludge  21,000 
Smithsburg Smithsburg Activated Sludge/SBR  333,000 
Winebrenner  Highfield/Cascade  Rotating Biological Contacter 600,000 

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