Summary of Permitted Point Source Loads to Cayuga Lake and Tributaries

Facility

Type

Discharge Segment

Permitted Flow (mgd)

Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Plant Municipal wastewater Class A segment, Cayuga Lake

10 *

Cayuga Heights Wastewater Treatment Plant Municipal wastewater Class A segment, Cayuga Lake

2

Village of Union Springs Municipal wastewater Class A(T) segment, Cayuga Lake

0.33

Village of Aurora Municipal wastewater Paines Creek at confluence with Lake, Class D

0.3

Village of Trumansburg Municipal wastewater Trumansburg Creek, Class D

0.25

Village of Dryden and

Village of Freeville

Municipal wastewater Fall Creek, Class B

0.27 (Dryden)

0.125 (Freeville)

Village of Interlaken Municipal wastewater Minors Creek, Class D

0.1

Town of Newfield Municipal wastewater Groundwater

(Class GA)

0.03

Cayuga Lake State Park

(seasonal)

Non-municipal

wastewater

Class A (T) segment,

Cayuga Lake

0.0491

Lodi Fire Hall Non-municipal

wastewater

Groundwater

(Class GA)

0.0015

Happy Landing Restaurant., Interlaken Non-municipal

wastewater

Powell Creek (Class D)

0.001

Deerhead Inn,

Seneca Falls

Non-municipal

wastewater

Groundwater

(Class GA)

<0.001

Seneca Falls Water filtration plant backwash Class A(T) segment, Cayuga Lake

Not specified

Village of Cayuga Water filtration plant backwash Class B(T) segment, Cayuga Lake

Not specified

Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Authority (Bolton Point) Water filtration plant backwash Class AA(T) segment, Cayuga Lake

Not specified

Cornell University Water filtration plant backwash Fall Creek, Class B

(5 outfalls, 1 is to groundwater)

Not specified

City of Ithaca Water filtration plant backwash Sixmile Creek, Class B

Not specified

* Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Plant has applied to NYSDEC for an increased discharge of 13 mgd.

mgd = million gallons per day

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