The City of Meridian, MS, entered into a Consent Decree with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, and the Department of Justice on August 6, 2019.  Appendix A of the Consent Decree requires the City to develop and implement a Sewer Treatment System Correction Action Plan for the South Wastewater Treatment Plant as an Early Action Capital Improvement Project (EACIP). This EACIP is referred to as the South Wastewater Treatment Plant Rehabilitation Plan. This Rehabilitation Plan was developed to fulfill the Consent Decree requirements and outline a program for construction of the needed improvements. Improvements outlined in the plan must be completed by the City of Meridian within 42 months after approval of the plan by the EPA.