$7.5M treatment plant greenlighted in Wimberley

With funding now accounted for, Wimberley is moving forward with the addition of sewer lines in downtown, as well as its proposed $7.5 million wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).

The joint project marks the city’s initiative to accommodate a growing population and downtown tourist presence that drives Wimberley’s sales tax revenue.

Located near the Blue Hole Regional Park, the wastewater plant will have the capacity to store up to 500,000 gallons of treated wastewater which will be used for irrigation throughout Blue Hole Park and surrounding areas. The plant will be able to treat up to 75,000 gallons of wastewater per day.

Currently, the city only has the capacity to treat up to 15,000 gallons of wastewater a day, 60,000 gallons less than the new plant will provide… Read more from Hays Free Press