July 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

Arizona
Willcox
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Improves service for 1,000-plus residents
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $14.86 million

Florida
Pinellas
Project: New water treatment plant
Details: Supplies 55 mgd to 900,000 residents
Status: Officially open
Cost: Unknown

Tallahassee
Project: Six stormwater projects across the state
Details: Includes projects in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Palmetto Bay, Pompano Beach, South Miami and Volusia County
Status: Funded by state DEP
Cost: Nearly $3 million

Massachusetts
Mansfield
Project: Wastewater treatment plant expansion
Details: Will add 1 mgd to existing 3.14 mgd capacity
Status: Halfway mark reached
Cost: $38.4 million

Michigan
Ostego
Project: Wastewater treatment plant improvement
Details: Improvements to disinfection, sludge handling, chemical feed pumps, SCADA
Status: City commissioners approved plan
Cost: $1.3 million

Missouri
Diamondhead
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Plant is expandable if need arises
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $24.2 million

Montana
Polson
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: Old plant couldn’t meet water quality standards
Status: Construction underway
Cost: $17 million

Nebraska
Dakota City
Project: New wastewater treatment facility
Details: Replaces a 40-year-old plant with 100,000 gpd capacity
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $5.2 million

New Mexico
Rio Rancho
Project: Recycled water system
Details: Can now inject 1 mgd of treated water into the city’s aquifer
Status: Officially opened
Cost: $3.3 million

New York
Trumansburg
Project: Water and wastewater facility upgrades
Details: Increases efficiency and dependability of both systems
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned
Cost: More than $2.5 million

Ohio
Piqua
Project: Wastewater treatment plant upgrades
Details: Will prevent wastewater from spilling into Great Miami River
Status: City commission approved
Cost: $42 million

Ontario
Toronto
Project: Water treatment plant overhaul
Details: New waterproofing, concrete restoration, valve replacement, lockdown system and security improvements
Status: Work in progress
Cost: $22 million

Oregon
Ontario
Project: Water treatment plan improvements
Details: New building, water piping, pumps, chemical feed system and erosion control
Status: Substantial completion
Cost: $1.8 million

Virginia
Hopewell
Project: Nitrogen-reduction system
Details: Will reduce nitrogen released into James River and Chesapeake Bay
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $74 million

Middleport
Project: Wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Details: New bar screen, pumps, concrete, painting, boiler and sonic level sensor
Status: Bar screen now active
Cost: $2 million

Washington
Tacoma
Project: Wastewater treatment plant renovations
Details: Increased plant’s capacity to 44 mgd
Status: Ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: $342 million

Wisconsin
Madison
Project: Pumping station 15 improvements
Details: New pumps at station, public restrooms, an aquatic invasive species boat wash station and bike repair area
Status: Now open
Cost: $4.3 million



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