Groundbreaking for the expansion of Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility occurred in April 2018.
Despite challenges over three years, including soil conditions, extreme wet weather and the pandemic, the project is on time and on budget.
The structural concrete, masonry and brick veneers are essentially finished. Equipment installation is underway, including items such as pumps, 10-foot diameter disk filters and centrifuges. The contractor is working through functional startups of completed buildings and processes to verify everything performs as intended.
Later this year, the team plans to commission the facility and begin treating flow. This process will involve introducing wastewater over several weeks, operating the mechanical equipment and building up the right biology needed for treatment. Once it has been confirmed that the water quality requirements required by the state are met, the reclaimed water will be discharged to Indian Creek. Final completion of the project will be in 2022.
For more information and details about the project, visit jcwtomahawk.com.