Branson owns and operates its own sewer systems that includes two wastewater treatment plants that are equipped with phosphorus removal equipment to ensure that high quality water is returned to Lake Taneycomo. Branson was the first city in Missouri to install phosphorus removal equipment in 1995.
Between the two wastewater treatment facilities approximately 1.5 billion gallons of wastewater are treated annually.
Both wastewater treatment plants are staffed 24/7.
Branson owns and operates 38 Lift Stations. Two have been equipped with 1 million gallon equalization basins; one is located in the Fall Creek watershed and the other is located in the Roark watershed. The purpose of the equalization basins is to help with high water flows.