Wastewater Plant Mission Statement


The City of Lumberton Wastewater Plant is dedicated to protecting the physical environment and to sustaining the quality of life for all citizens of Lumberton.

Our mission is to manage and operate safe, cost-efficient, and environmentally sound services for the benefit of the City of Lumberton.

We will promote environmental stewardship as a community value and are committed to protecting and preserving the environment by maintaining regulatory compliance and educating our public.


City of Lumberton Influent

The Wastewater Plant hosts many guided tours for the community upon request. Please notify the Plant ahead of time prior to any tour. (at least 1 week or more)


Hours of Operation: 24 hrs a day and 7 days a week
Jon Locklear, ORC
Contact information: 910-671-3859




Built: 1970

Discharge Stream: Lumber River

Treatment Capacity: 20 MGD

Daily Average Flow: 5 – 7 MGD

Population served: 20,000 – 30,000



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