See what’s going on around the country in this listing of new water and wastewater projects.

Editor’s Note: Each month, we’ll bring you a roundup of new water and wastewater projects from across the country. If you would like your town or city’s project included here, please email Online Editor Anthony Drew at

Paso Robles
Project: New tertiary treatment
Details: will allow facility to recycle treated wastewater for irrigation or recharging groundwater basin
Status: Construction beginning this summer
Cost: $17 million


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Project: New wastewater treatment facility
Details: Constructing a new 75,000 gallon per day treatment plant and new operations building
Status: Funded by state DEP, groundbreaking held
Cost: $1.5 million


Panama City
Project: WWTP upgrade
Details: New treatment process will eliminate smell and process 7-10 million gpd
Status: Slated for 2019 completion
Cost: $30 million

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Project: Design and construction of first above-ground containment system in district
Details: Will provide water storage for 300 million gallons of stormwater per year and remove an estimated 1.5 tons of phosphorous per year from flowing downstream
Status: Funded by state DEP, groundbreaking held
Cost: $4 million

Project: City wastewater collection rehabilitation
Details: constructing a new gravity sewer and reducing stormwater entering the system
Status: Funded by state DEP, groundbreaking held
Cost: $5.6 million

Mount Olivet
Project: Treatment plant expansion and renovation
Details: Plant capacity is will be expanded to 63,000 gpd from 49,000
Status: Partially funded
Cost: $1.2 million

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Project: WWTP upgrades
Details: Improving nitrogen and phosphorous levels in effluent into the Yellowstone River
Status: Construction beginning this spring
Cost: $56.5 million

New York
Project: WWTP improvements
Details: Major rebuild of 50-year-old facility
Status: Construction to be done in phases
Cost: $39.1 million

North Carolina
Project: WWTP upgrades
Details: Adding new, more efficient pumps for use at plant
Status: To be completed this year
Cost: $1.5 million

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Del City
Project: WWTP improvements
Details: Eleven new pumps, LED lighting and new monitoring system
Status: Starting in March or April
Cost: $190,000

South Carolina
Project: Wastewater system update
Details: Plant has experienced problems meeting effluent standards
Status: Partially funded via Community Block Grant
Cost: $750,000

South Dakota
Sioux Falls
Project: Wastewater treatment plant
Details: Bids have been accepted for construction
Status: Starting construction in March or April
Cost: $4 million

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Project: WWTP improvements
Details: Replacement of the plant’s UV disinfection and clarifiers
Status: Work to start in March
Cost: $1.4 million

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