SD1 Facts and Figures

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We serve Northern Kentucky.

  • We have about 100,000 customer accounts.
  • About 30 local governments across Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties partner with us to provide residents with efficient and effective wastewater and storm water services.

Our wastewater services cover 185 square miles.

  • About 1,600 miles of sanitary sewer pipe cover SD1's service area.
  • 135 pump stations push wastewater across the region's hilly terrain.

Our storm water services cover 215 square miles.

  • Nearly 440 miles of municipal separate storm sewers cover SD1's service area.
  • 32,000 storm water structures, including manholes and catch basins, are in our service area.
  • There are 15 flood stations in Campbell and Kenton counties. 

Our treatment plants run 24/7.

  • Dry Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Dry Creek) treats 28 million gallons of wastewater per day.
  • Eastern Regional Water Reclamation Facility treats 950,000 gallons of wastewater per day.
  • Western Regional Water Reclamation Facility treats 8 million gallons of wastewater per day.
  • It takes 16 hours on average for wastewater to move through Dry Creek before it returns to the Ohio River.

We test for pollution.

  • We inspect and permit more than 50 industries in our service area every year. This prevents heavy metals, solvents and toxic waste from getting into the wastewater stream and ultimately local waterways.
  • Our laboratory technicians conduct more than 40,000 tests of wastewater and stream samples annually. 

We give you peace of mind.

  • Each person creates about 100 gallons of wastewater daily, on average. 
  • Each day, SD1 prevents 100,000 pounds of waste from entering the Ohio River through wastewater treatment. 

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