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Press Release GRP Groundbreaking for SJRA Surface Water Treatment Plant - July 2012
 

Press Release GRP Groundbreaking for SJRA Surface Water Treatment Plant - July 2012

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GRP Water Treatment Facility - On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, the San Jacinto River Authority hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff construction of the surface water treatment facilities that will ...

GRP Water Treatment Facility - On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, the San Jacinto River Authority hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff construction of the surface water treatment facilities that will provide treated drinking water as part of
the SJRA’s Joint Groundwater Reduction Plan. The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the east end of the Lake Conroe dam, which will be the site of the surface water treatment plant. The SJRA is constructing the surface water treatment facilities – which include a raw water intake structure, a surface water treatment plant, storage tanks, and a treated water pump station – in order to meet the regulatory requirements of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District and supplement Montgomery County’s limited groundwater supplies by the deadline of January 2016. Construction of the surface water treatment facilities at the Lake Conroe dam will begin August 1, 2012. The facilities are scheduled to be complete in mid-2015. The estimated cost of the surface water treatment facilities is $190 million. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by several local elected officials, SJRA board members, SJRA staff and consultants, and a number of customers and stakeholders of the GRP program. Elected officials in attendance included: State Senator Tommy Williams, Conroe Mayor Webb Melder, County Judge Barb Sadler, and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Craig Doyal.

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    Press Release GRP Groundbreaking for SJRA Surface Water Treatment Plant - July 2012 Press Release GRP Groundbreaking for SJRA Surface Water Treatment Plant - July 2012 Document Transcript

    • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ronda Trow July 31, 2012 (936) 588-3111 Groundbreaking for SJRA Surface Water Treatment Plant On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, the San Jacinto River Authority hosted a groundbreaking ceremonyto kickoff construction of the surface water treatment facilities that will provide treated drinking wateras part of the SJRA’s Joint Groundwater Reduction Plan. The groundbreaking ceremony was held atthe east end of the Lake Conroe dam, which will be the site of the surface water treatment plant. The SJRA is constructing the surface water treatment facilities – which include a raw waterintake structure, a surface water treatment plant, storage tanks, and a treated water pump station – inorder to meet the regulatory requirements of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District andsupplement Montgomery County’s limited groundwater supplies by the deadline of January 2016. Construction of the surface water treatment facilities at the Lake Conroe dam will begin August1, 2012. The facilities are scheduled to be complete in mid-2015. The estimated cost of the surfacewater treatment facilities is $190 million. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by several local elected officials, SJRA boardmembers, SJRA staff and consultants, and a number of customers and stakeholders of the GRPprogram. Elected officials in attendance included: State Senator Tommy Williams, Conroe MayorWebb Melder, County Judge Barb Sadler, and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Craig Doyal.