Water Pollution Control Utility (Sewer)

Morris Township maintains approximately 102 miles of sewer lines, eight pump stations, and two treatment plants serving 7,300 residential units and 50 commercial units in Morris Township as well as most of Morris Plains, some of Randolph Township, Harding Township, and Morristown.

Goals & Objectives
Goal: To efficiently and economically produce clean, environmentally safe water, which is constantly better than limits set by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) in an effort to maintain the integrity of the receiving waters.

Objective: To provide a means of transporting potentially dangerous and offensive wastes from residential homes and industry to a central treatment location while at the same time maintaining the health and well-being of the community.

Service Vehicles
  • Lab / I.P.P. Van – 2003 Dodge Caravan
  • Maintenance Van – 2001 Ford F-350 Box Van
  • Sewer Line Cleaning – 1996 Ford L800 Jet Vac
  • Sewer Line TV / Inspection – 1994 GMC Vandura
Treatment Facilities
  • Butterworth Treatment Plant
    • 48 Lake Valley Road
    • Design capacity: 3.3 million gallons per day (MGD)
  • Woodland Treatment Plant
    • End of Florence Avenue
    • Design capacity: 2.0 MGD
Pump Stations
  • There are 8 pump stations.