Wastewater Utility Accommodates Community Growth

Small Texas community’s collections system expansion stays ahead of rapidly rising population.

Wastewater Utility Accommodates Community Growth

Wastewater technician Bryce Skotnicki (left) and crew lead Leston Dhane log the condition and cleanliness of a sewer main prior to cleaning. This is the department’s policy every time a manhole cover is opened.

To say that Princeton, Texas, is growing is something of an understatement.

The city’s population is on track to top 16,500 people by 2020 — 2 1/2 times the 2010 census count of 6,800. And the trend shows no sign of ending soon.

Princeton’s population explosion has been...

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