Arizona city set for new groundwater treatment plant


Source: CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

CH2M HILL, a global, full-service, engineering, construction and operations firm, announced it has received a contract from the City of Glendale, Ariz. to provide project management, engineering design, permitting and construction services for the Zone 4 Groundwater Treatment Plant project.

“The project will provide the City with not only added supply to meet growth but also operational flexibility and reliability,” said Scott Trusler, Project Manager.

Nearby groundwater wells will provide water to the plant which will use ion exchange technology to remove nitrate.  The new plant will be located on the City’s Oasis Water Campus where a surface water treatment plant was recently commissioned.

Project highlights for this 10 million gallon per day treatment facility will include design of a conveyance system from the groundwater well sites to the plant, well rehabilitation and development of replacement wells. CH2M HILL will also be responsible for securing all necessary city, county, state and federal permits for the project.  During construction, CH2M HILL will work closely with Sundt Construction Inc. , providing construction administrative services including construction inspection and testing. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2009.

Headquartered in Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, construction and operations for public and private clients. With more than $5 billion in revenue, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2007). The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of transportation, water, energy, environment and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer by business media and professional associations worldwide. CH2M HILL has more than 23,000 employees in regional offices around the world.

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