Facility Overview

The Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF) treats an average of 70 Million Gallons a Day (MGD) of wastewater. The facility can handle a maximum flow of 200 MGD. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It is operated by a staff of 100, including Engineers, Operators, Mechanics, Maintenance Staff, Truck Drivers, Equipment Operators, Lab Analysist, Office Staff, and Administration.

Facility Schematic