Cave Springs Utility LLC.
- As of February 14, 2018, NWA Utility Services, INC. started operating and - maintaining this facility.
The need for a municipal wastewater infrastructure in the City of Cave Springs was recognized by many in the city for several years. Moving towards accommodating the explosive growth the region was experiencing was realized by the solutions Aqua Tech Systems brought to city officials, private developers and environmental groups. To move forward required a partnership with private industry and government whose ultimate goal was to remain focused on the environment while fostering growth in the community.
Realizing and understanding that ultimately, solutions needed to emanate from the bottom up, not the top down, Aqua Tech System's comprehensive strategy included a planned model ensuring success of individual projects, carrying land development forward. By providing environmental benefits with a sophisticated approach to waste water management, Aqua Tech Systems team has assisted the City of Cave Springs in experiencing the economic development they were looking for.
The complete wastewater treatment plant has the capacity to handle 412,000 gallons per day. The system utilizes a STEP collection method for delivering wastewater flow to the treatment plant which eliminated the negative environmental impact a traditional gravity collection system would have caused. A sustainable practice of beneficial wastewater reuse designed and incorporated into the system provides irrigation for the Creeks Golf Course within the community. Looking at waste water as a resource sent a message to the community that an important goal of development was to protect and eliminate the discharge of pollutants into the watershed. Additionally relieving the draw on potable water supply, the Aqua Tech Systems alternative keeps point source pollutants like those associated with septic systems out of the areas rivers, streams and natural underground caves.