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Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant


Location : 8900 Greenwood Place, Savage, Md.
Hours of Operation : Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone : 410-313-1200 - Fax : 410-313-1207


The Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant serves the central part of Howard County, which contains 56% of the County's population. This includes the towns of Columbia, Savage, and North Laurel. There are 820 miles of gravity and force main sewer pipe that carries wastewater to the plant.

Most of the western part of Howard County is rural. Waste from septic tanks in this area is transported to the plant by truck. The eastern portion of the County, including Ellicott City, Elkridge, and Jessup is served by the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baltimore City.

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Click the images below to discover how Howard County is improving
water quality at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant :

Enhanced Nutrient Removal

LPWRP Biosolids Project