The operations and maintenance personnel ensure that the equipment is always maintained and operated in a manner to consistently achieve the best results in the treatment of wastewater. Not only is wastewater treated, biosolids are also processed, power generation equipment and a methane gas collection system are maintained and operated by best management practices. Safety is an important aspect for all personnel due to the nature of wastewater and heavy equipment routinely encountered on the job. Safety training is a continuous objective to ensure public and personal safety at all times. The facility is staffed 20 hours per day and 7 days per week
Operators make sure that the plant is meeting all National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements. All of the facility's eight operators have received the highest State of Colorado wastewater treatment certification (Class "A"). The operators perform the following tasks, including: process control changes, operating centrifuges, laboratory analysis, site security, coordination of biosolids hauling, chemical addition, training and plant tours.
The maintenance staff keeps the plant equipment and infrastructure in excellent condition. Their work includes the repair and maintenance of almost everything at the plant site. This includes the maintenance of pumps, motors, valves, mixers, electrical equipment, electronic PLC's, power generation equipment and centrifuges. The staff is also responsible for painting, yard maintenance and training.