April 2017 Project Roundup: Groundbreaking Ceremonies, Construction and More

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

Grand Prairie
Project: Renovation of wastewater treatment plant
Details: expected to serve more than 80,000 people
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $60.8 million

Red Deer
Project: North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System update
Details: Will connect Lacombe, Blackfalds and Lacombe County to the regional wastewater treatment facility in Red Deer
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: More than $70 million

Project: New water treatment plant
Details: Plant processes 1 mgd
Status: Dedication ceremony held
Cost: $4.1 million

British Columbia
North Shore
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Will serve 200,000 people on the North Shore
Status: Metro Vancouver awarded a contract to design and build, slated for 2020 completion
Cost: $700 million

Project: Expansion of wastewater treatment plant
Details: Nutrient reduction, increased capacity and replacing infrastructure
Status: Slated for fall 2019 completion
Cost: $32 million

Project: Stormwater projects in seven communities
Details: Projects in Cape Coral, Cutler Bay, Haines City, Jacksonville, North Bay Village, Oakland and Tavares
Status: Funding awarded by state DEP
Cost: $1.8 million

Brevard County
Project: Phase 2 of county’s muck dredging project
Details: builds on the previous $20 million awarded for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million
Status: Funded by state DEP
Cost: $21.5 million

Various locations
Project: 24 new water and wastewater projects across the province
Details: investments are part of agreement between Canada and Manitoba
Status: Funding approved
Cost: $37 million

Project: Water lines replacement
Details: replaces lines serving 18,000 homes in Flint under a settlement approved by a U.S. judge
Status: Deal struck in settlement
Cost: $87 million

Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Can serve 70,000 people, more than twice Liberty’s current population.
Status: Newly opened
Cost: $78 million

Project: Water treatment plant modernization
Details: Aims to improve water quality of local rivers and streams
Status: Completed
Cost: Unknown

New Hampshire
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Largest capital project in Exeter’s history will bring it into compliance with EPA
Status: Bid by Apex Construction accepted
Cost: $34.4 million

New Jersey
Project: Flood protection improvements
Details: Will raise flood wall and berms to provide protection from 500-year flooding events
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $65 million

Project: Biosolids management
Details: Plant will process up to 60,000 wet tons of biosolids per year
Status: Harbour City Solutions consortium signed contract to design, build, finance and operate
Cost: Not provided

South Dakota
Project: Upgrading wastewater treatment plant
Details: Improvements to the Sturgis wastewater collection and treatment systems
Status: Funding secured
Cost: $16.6 million

Project: Wastewater collection improvement
Details: Relining 8,450 feet of sanitary sewer collection pipe and 188 manholes
Status: Funding package approved
Cost: $1.6 million

Project: New wastewater treatment facility
Details: Project came in $43 million under budget projection
Status: Dedication held
Cost: $14.5 million

Three Lakes
Project: Wastewater treatment upgrade
Details: Facility is more than 30 years old must be upgraded
Status: Sanitary district seeking DNR approval
Cost: Unknown


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