Project Roundup: Groundbreaking Ceremonies, Construction and More

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

Santa Clarita
Project: New PFAS water treatment plant
Details: Facility restores groundwater wells affected by PFAS chemicals
Status: Virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony held
Cost: Unknown

Punta Gorda
Project: New water treatment plant
Details: Allows the city to meet the Florida DEP’s TDS limit
Status: Complete
Cost: Unkown

Project: New water treatment laboratory
Details: Lab will have 27 deep water supply wells along with eight raised storage tanks
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $5 million

Project: New wastewater treatment plant and collections system
Details: Will include traditional wastewater treatments and innovations like permeable reactive barriers and shellfish aquaculture
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: More than $50 million

Project: New wastewater treatment and recycling facility
Details: Plant turns wastewater byproducts into fertilizer and creates energy to run machines inside
Status: Complete
Cost: $32 million

Project: Upgrading wastewater treatment facility
Details: Parts of the wastewater plant are over 25 years old and deteriorating
Status: Slated for August 2021 completion
Cost: $14 million

New Jersey
Project: Upgraded drinking water infrastructure
Details: Will replace 17,500 linear feet of water mains, as well as service lines, valves and fire hydrants
Status: Slated for spring 2021 completion
Cost: $3.7 million

New York
Project: New water infrastructure
Details: Includes the replacement of more than 6,600 feet of piping
Status: Complete
Cost: More than $1 million

Project: New SBR wastewater treatment plant
Details: Upgrading from an old lagoon system to a 2.5 mgd plant
Status: Groundbreaking held
Cost: $11 million

Lac du Flambeau
Project: New wastewater treatment plant
Details: The new plant is designed to exceed new, stricter regulatory requirements
Status: Will be finished by the end of the year
Cost: More than $5.3 million


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