Water Resource Recovery Facility (formerly Wastewater Treatment Plant)

WaterThe City of East Lansing's Water Resource Recovery Facility (formerly named the Wastewater Treatment Plant) provides wastewater treatment for the City of East Lansing, Michigan State University and Meridian Charter Township.

Department Highlights


  • 18.75 Million Gallons per Day capacity (presently treating 12.6 millions gallons per day)
  • staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • service area includes East Lansing, MSU and Meridian Charter Township

Environmental Assessment & Public Comment Period for Water Resources and Recovery Facility Improvements Project

Below you will find the Environmental Assessment for the Water Resources and Recovery Facility Improvements Project as well as a notice of a 30-day public comment period. The purpose of the public comment 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 project plan.