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Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants & Other Municipal Projects

31-1 Hess Hathaway and 16-2 Ridgetop Water Treatment Facilities, Waterford, MI
Work at the 16-2 site consisted of a building addition linking the existing treatment facility to the well house. This addition houses a new pressure filter, laboratory space and a blower room. Under the same contract, a new facility was constructed at Hess Hathaway park. The building's unique barn design helps it blend with the park's working farmhouse and houses 2 pressure filters with the necessary appurtenances.
Cost: $6,208,000
Architect/Engineer: Johnson and Anderson, Inc.
Completion Date: July, 2009

Chelsea Water Treatment Plant, Chelsea, MI
A new 0.85 million gallon per day Water Treatment Plant was built for Chelsea with the associated site work, utilities and a water production well. This plant is based on the Tonka WT System utilizing a combination of gravity filters and Osmonics RO process.
Cost: $4,600,000
Architect/Engineer: Tetra Tech MPS
Completion Date: June, 2002

City of Marysville Water Treatment Plant Improvements
This project consists of structural work to the West Flocculation Basin in preparation for new flocculation equipment. The work also includes the replacement of severely corroded pipe.
Cost: $93,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc.
Completion Date: November, 2007

East China Water Treatment Plant, East China, MI
For the Charter Townships of East China and China, Reliance constructed a state-of-the-art membrane micro-filtration water treatment plant, the first to use the Zenon system in the Midwest, to address long-standing problems with their source water and meet current and future drinking water requirements. Their existing 1950s sand filtration water treatment plant was nearing the end of its useful life and would have required extensive upgrades. The new 2.7 million gallons per day system includes a 500,000-gallon water tank, a new water intake structure and associated water distribution improvements. Construction was completed on schedule in July 2001 and the plant was immediately brought online. This project was awarded the 2003 ACEC-MI/MSPE Engineering Excellence Merit Award and the 2004 APWA-MI Project of the Year Award, Environment $2 to $10 Million.
Cost: $4,900,000
Architect/Engineer: Wade-Trim/Associates, Inc.
Completion Date: August, 2001

Grand Blanc Water Treatment System Improvements, Grand Blanc, MI
Work in Grand Blanc included the construction of additions at two existing water treatment plants on two well sites (Well Site 7 and Well Site 5/8), and the installation of a membrane treatment system. This system included five, 300 gallons per minute low energy (LE) reverse osmosis (RO) membrane packages (two at Well Site 7, and three at Well Site 5/8), and two clean-in-place systems. Electrical upgrades were made for the additions which included the installation of diesel generators.
Cost: $3,600,000
Architect/Engineer: Tetra Tech MPS
Completion Date: September, 2004

Hudson Sanitary Pump Station Improvements
This project consists of improvements to a sanitary pump station including the installation of submersible pumps and accessories. A considerable amount of bypass pumping was necessary to keep the wet well dry.
Cost: $98,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc.
Completion Date: March, 2008

Kensington Metropark Wastewater System Improvements
Kensington's aging wastewater treatment plant could no longer service the park. As a result, this project involved directionally drilling two miles of new HDPE forcemain to connect the park's sanitary with Milford, replacing two-thousand feet of forcemain under Kent Lake and upgrading two existing pump stations. Finally, the existing wastewater treatment plant was decommissioned and demolished.
Cost: $1,884,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec Consulting Michigan
Completion Date: May, 2012

Lexington Water Treatment Plant Improvements, Lexington, MI
Work consisted of the construction of a water treatment plant building expansion; installing owner furnished micro filtration equipment; furnishing and installing low service pumps, high service pumps, backwash supply pumps, chemical feed equipment and all related piping, electrical, instrumentation and site work.
Cost: $1,350,000
Architect/Engineer: Ayres, Norris, Lewis & May, Inc.
Completion Date: June, 2004

North Campus Pump Station Improvements, Ann Arbor, MI
This project consisted of the replacement of two 2 million gallon per day pumps and associate motors, one 4 million gallon per day pump and motor, electrical switchgear, instrumentation, painting and concrete repair. New circulation and exhaust fans were also installed with the necessary ductwork.
Cost: $529,000
Architect/Engineer: Hubbell, Roth and Clark, Inc.
Completion Date: September, 2006

Phase II- Water System Iron Removal Plants, Waterford, MI
Five existing drinking water wells were replaced with iron removal water treatment plants. Up to three plants were under construction at once while maintaining sufficient drinking water for the community.
Cost: $3,500,000
Architect/Engineer: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Completion Date: November, 1994

Pump Station and Water Storage Facility, Harrison Township, MI
Reliance Building Company partnered with Johnson & Anderson to design and build a 750,000 gallon water storage tank and pump station system for the Charter Township of Harrison. The system will allow the township to pump and store water purchased from DWSD during non-peak hours for later use during periods of high flow.
Cost: $1,379,000
Architect/Engineer: Johnson & Anderson
Completion Date: August, 2012

Sanitary Lift Station 3 Improvements, West Bloomfield, MI
This project consisted of improvements to an existing sanitary lift station. Work included the removal and replacement of vertical dry pit pumps and motors, process piping and valves, construction of a bypass force-main by directional drilling, upgrades to power and instrumentation and the maintenance of existing sewage flow during the renovation via temporary bypass pumping.
Cost: $430,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc.
Completion Date: November, 2006

Wastewater Treatment Plant Wet Weather Storage Facility, Richmond, MI
This project consists of the installation of a 1.3 million gallon storage tank with foundation, a 7.5 million-gallon per day pump station, and associated electrical, instrumentation and site work.
Cost: $1,590,000
Architect/Engineer: Tetra Tech
Completion Date: January, 2008

Water Treatment Facility 28-1 Improvements, Waterford, MI
Work on this project included the demolition of the building's existing water filter units, construction of a new well house and the construction of two pressure filters and all appurtenances including complete electrical system and control upgrades. The plant site was reconfigured to access the new well house and plant expansion.
Cost: $1,610,000
Architect/Engineer: Johnson and Anderson, Inc.
Completion Date: September, 2006

Western Townships Utilities Authority, Lower Rouge Storage Facility, Canton, MI
This project consisted of the construction of a 36" bypass pipe from the Equalization Basin to the adjacent Lower Rouge River. A new Emergency Disinfection and Discharge injection system pre treats the combined sewage before discharge as permitted by the DEQ.
Cost: $960,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec, formerly Ayres, Lewis, Norris & May, Inc.
Completion Date: May, 2003

Western Townships Utilities Authority, Middle Rouge Flow Metering Improvements, Canton, MI
Work on this project included the insertion of two 30" and one 24" plug valves into the existing sewage flow channels. Work also included the demolition of portions of existing concrete structures and modification of existing concrete channels.
Cost: $360,000
Architect/Engineer: Stantec, formerly Ayres, Lewis, Norris & May, Inc.
Completion Date: May, 2006