September 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

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

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

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

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

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



Discussion

Comments on this site are submitted by users and are not endorsed by nor do they reflect the views or opinions of COLE Publishing, Inc. Comments are moderated before being posted.