FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
City of Marquette, Marquette County
Biosolids Handling Improvements
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Project Number 5731-01
The purpose of this notice is to seek public input and comment on a preliminary decision by the
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) that an Environmental
Impact Statement (EIS) is not required to implement recommendations discussed in the attached Environmental Assessment of a wastewater system project plan submitted by the applicant mentioned above.
Water Filtration Plant
The Water Filtration Plant, located on Lakeshore Boulevard, produces an average of 3 million gallons of pure Lake Superior water a day in its modern, state-of-the art facilities. The plant has the capacity to produce over 7 million gallons of water per day. In addition, the plant’s laboratory tests the water in all public swimming pools and hot tubs, including hotels and schools, as well as ensuring that the water at public beaches is safe for swimming.
Wastewater Treatment Plant
The Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, located on U.S. 41 South, is committed to being a leader in effective waste management, protecting public health and preserving natural resources.
The Wastewater Treatment Facility treats an average of 3.2 million gallons of waste per day and operates over 9 Lift Stations within the City limits. The facility has won several awards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its excellence in operations.