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


Florida
Panama City
Project: Wastewater treatment plant improvements
Details: Current treatment plant is about 40 years old
Status: In first phase
Cost: $34 million

Georgia
Grovestown
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Will help city break from its dependence on Columbia and Richmond counties
Status: Groundbreaking ceremony held
Cost: Unknown

Illinois
DeKalb
Project: Wastewater treatment plant renovations
Details: Adding new water purification systems and new administration building
Status: Construction begun
Cost: $46 million

Related: November 2015 Project Roundup: Groundbreaking Ceremonies, Constructions and More

New Jersey
Pequannock
Project: Improvements to water utility
Details: The decision to build a water tank out of concrete upped the cost
Status: Planning phase
Cost: $5.5 million

New York
Port Leyden
Project: Wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Details: Includes replacement of sand filter media, tank improvements, pump station upgrades, siphon and valve replacement and a new chlorination system
Status: Groundbreaking ceremony held
Cost: $2.8 million

North Dakota
Williston
Project: New
Details: Addresses oil industry population boom
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $105 million

Related: December 2015 Project Roundup: Groundbreaking Ceremonies, Construction and More

Ohio
Bucyrus
Project: New water treatment facility
Details: Plant can produce 3 mgd of clean water
Status: Dedication ceremony held
Cost: $24 million

Piqua
Project: Wastewater treatment plant expansion
Details: Will get rid of the city’s sanitary sewer overflow
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $42 million

Ontario                                                 
Owen Sound
Project: Wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Details: Exceeds regulatory limits for ammonia, phosphorus and suspended solids
Status: Officially reopened
Cost: $48 million

Related: January 2016 Project Roundup: Groundbreaking Ceremonies, Construction and More

Oregon
Lake Oswego
Project: New water treatment plant
Details: Will process 38 mgd
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $254 million

Nyssa
Project: New water treatment plant
Details: Plant required due to change in federal standards for arsenic levels
Status: Groundbreaking ceremony held
Cost: $8.7 million

Quebec
Kingsbury
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Funding provided by Canadian and Quebec governments
Status: Inauguration held
Cost: $2 million

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Texas
Houston
Project: City building world’s largest water purification plant
Details: Construction of a new raw water facility, including advanced three-level intake, pumping and conveyance to withdraw water and deliver it through two new 108-inch pipelines
Status: Groundbreaking held, project underway
Cost: $1.35 billion


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