The City of Foley, Alabama, is a coastal community with Southern charm, popular for its access to water activities, top-rated golf courses, and quaint downtown. Due to the region’s reliance on healthy bodies of water, the utility’s primary mission is to serve as stewards for the area’s aquatic environment.

Riviera Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant at Wolf Creek had been operating a 35-year-old extended aeration oxidation ditch process to meet the needs of its 20,000 residents. Rated for only 2.0 MGD, an expansion to 3.5 MGD was necessary. Instead of adding an oxidation ditch to increase capacity, Riviera wanted to prepare for more stringent effluent requirements as well. The AquaNereda® Aerobic Granular Sludge Technology was selected to achieve these goals. Read more at