KUB's wastewater treatment process ensures that the approximately 40 million gallons of water returned to the Tennessee River each day are cleaner and safer than when that water entered the collection system. Through multiple settling, separation, and disinfection processes, KUB assures the health of the communities it serves and the quality of the river system, ensuring the protection and preservation of East Tennessee's natural water supply for domestic, commercial, and recreational use.

Read about two of KUB's environmental programs related to wastewater treatment below.