Earlier this year, the City of Saco selected MWH as the Construction Manager At-Risk for the $50M Water Resource Recovery Facility Upgrade project. The project consists of a new treatment building with aerobic granular sludge treatment processes, secondary filtration, and UV disinfection with upgraded grit removal and solids handling, as well as the conversion of existing clarifiers for additional stormwater storage and site grading alterations to mitigate tidal flooding from the adjacent Saco River.
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MWH is thrilled to announce the achievement of a significant milestone as the Portland City Council recently authorized the first phase of construction for two vital water infrastructure improvement projects. This authorization comes on the heels of completing the preconstruction phase, where MWH closely collaborated with the project design teams and the Portland Water Bureau (PWB), starting at the 30% design milestone. Led by MWH in separate joint ventures, the Bull Run Filtration Facility and Bull Run Filtration Pipelines projects are crucial to enhancing water quality and reliability for Portland and wholesalers throughout the region. The $1.473 billion investment in these critical water initiatives marks a significant step forward for the City and demonstrates MWH’s commitment to sustainable water solutions.
On July 19th, Slayden Constructors marked the completion of a transformative four-year endeavor – the Sunriver Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade – with a ribbon-cutting event. With an investment of $18.5 million, this state-of-the-art facility has undergone a significant evolution, now capable of processing 1.5 million gallons of wastewater each day.
Water Reclamation in Washoe County: The Ongoing Success of the South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility 2020 Expansion Project
Nestled in the heart of Washoe County, the South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (STMWRF) 2020 Expansion Project is underway. Collaboratively led by joint venture partners MWH Constructors and KG Walters (MWH&KGW, a Joint Venture), this venture seeks to increase plant capacity, ensuring the county’s wastewater and reclamation needs are met well into the future. This article sheds light on the project’s progress, exemplary concrete work, innovative solutions, and the team’s commitment to positively impacting the community.
Water reuse is rapidly emerging as a crucial solution to address water scarcity and promote sustainable water management practices worldwide. While wastewater treatment plants have long been associated with sewage treatment, an underlying role often goes unnoticed; these plants are pivotal water recycling facilities. MWH has a noble reputation as a leading global construction firm that specializes in water infrastructure and delivers innovative water reuse projects. Our commitment to providing resilient, dependable, and high-quality water sources has earned our firm a distinguished reputation in the industry.
Safety is the foundation of every MWH project. Recognizing the importance of ensuring the well-being of every individual on the job site, MWH proudly sponsored Safety Week 2023 in May.