June 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

California
Oakhurst
Project: Major improvements to water treatment plant
Details: Plant will remove unwanted minerals at 1,200 gpm
Status: Ribbon-cutting held
Cost: $20 million

Colorado
Brighton
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Plant treats 24 mgd and serves 300,000 people
Status: Grand opening held
Cost: $417 million

Florida
Homosassa
Project: New water reclamation facility
Details: Will provide service to more than 5,000 homes now on septic tanks
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $16.4 million

Nokomis
Project: Dona Bay watershed restoration
Details: Removes and replaces water-level control structure at Cow Pen Slough
Status: Phase 1 ribbon-cutting held
Cost: $650,000

Port Orange
Project: White Acres neighborhood wastewater and stormwater improvements
Details: $750,000 was funded by Florida DEP
Status: Ribbon-cutting held
Cost: $1.1 million

Idaho
Blackfoot
Project: Partial wastewater system replacement
Details: New aeration, clarification, digestion, disinfection, conveyance, preliminary treatment, and sewer intercept line
Status: Project funded
Cost: $11.2 million

Indiana
Brazil
Project: Water treatment plant renovations
Details: Will replace equipment that has been in use since 1968
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $1 million

Iowa
Des Moines
Project: Nitrate removal facility expansion
Details: Original facility was built in 1991
Status: Planning phase
Cost: $15 million

Kansas
Hays
Project: Wastewater treatment plant renovation
Details: New technology and filters for better nutrient removal
Status: Construction begins this summer
Cost: $28.4 million

Kentucky
Murray
Project: Wastewater treatment plant expansion
Details: Original plant dates back to 1980s
Status: Slated for January 2019 completion
Cost: $61 million

Louisiana
Leesville
Project: Construction of South and North Fort Polk wastewater treatment plants
Details: Plants treat 4.6 mgd and 1.8 mgd, respectively
Status: Ribbon-cutting held
Cost: Unknown

Maryland
Charlotte Hall
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Plant employs membrane bio-reactor technology
Status: Ribbon-cutting held
Cost: $3 million

New Jersey
South Plainfield
Project: Replacing aging water infrastructure
Details: Putting in five miles of water mains
Status: Groundbreaking soon
Cost: $10 million

Tennessee
Franklin
Project: Wastewater treatment plant expansion
Details: Capacity to increase from 12 mgd to 16 mgd
Status: Slated for 2021 completion
Cost: $80 million

Texas
Austin
Project: Wastewater treatment plant expansion
Details: Will increase plant capacity from 21.5 mgd to 38.5 mgd
Status: Planning phase
Cost: $20 million

Temple
Project: Water treatment plant upgrades
Details: Will address aging infrastructure and maintain compliance with treatment standards
Status: Planning phase
Cost: $30 million

Washington
Pierce County
Project: Major expansion of Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
Details: Increases plant’s capacity to 44 mgd
Status: Substantial completion reached last month
Cost: $342 million

West Virginia
Mason
Project: Wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Details: Funded with a $1.7 million loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund 
Status: Planning phase
Cost: $3.46 million

McDowell County
Project: Water treatment plant improvements
Details: Will serve more than 500 new customers
Status: Ribbon-cutting held
Cost: $12.2 million



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