January 2017 Progress Photos
Wire, wire everywhere! Electrical wire in the maintenance shop and the pipe gallery.
Opening from Admin (Ground Level) Area to the Pipe Gallery. A window will be installed here for viewing.
Windows have been installed through much of the plant. These are looking outside to the east from the Training Room.
TOP: Looking up the ramp from the pipe gallery BOTTOM: Looking down the ramp from the maintenance area.
Stairs have been poured and handrails are in the process of being installed. These stairs lead from the Ground Level.
Backflow Prevention/Cross-Connection Coordinator Scott Cunningham inspecting a utility room.
Pipe Gallery looking east to west.
The Pipe Gallery is located on the lower level, below the Ground Level.
Pipe Gallery. Pipes are color-coded to indicate their usage.
Pipe Gallery looking west to east. At the end of the gallery, you can see the viewing window located on the Ground Floor/ Admin Area.
The elevator shaft and car have been installed. This is the elevator located on the Ground Level.
Ducts in the basement (lower level) ready for installation by HVAC professionals.
Ground Level entrance and reception area.
W&PC Director John Dunn inspecting the work being done.
December 2016 Progress Photos
Filter room looking northeast. December 2016.
Two month comparison of lime slaker area (and Neil Weiss).
Framing for Water Plant Superintendent's and Assistant Superintendent's offices. December 2016.
Water Plant Operator Mike buns (left) and W&PC Director John Dunn (right) inspecting the framing for the Control Room in the Filter Room. December 2016.
Natural Gas heater to keep crews warm! December 2016.
Operations area framing, W&PC Engineer Neil Weiss inspecting. December 2016.
Large bags of sand in the filter room. The sand will be added as a layer of water filtration. December 2016.
November 2016 Progress Photos
The northeast corner of the building almost two months apart.
Lime slaker area. The aging tank on the bottom right is in the empty space to the left of Neil in October.
The top right are the lime silos that will empty into the aging tanks.
Looking into the Administrative area of the plant. The offices are almost all framed in.
Looking west from the roof. The white membrane is to deflect heat from the sunlight.
Looking east from the roof.
Workers installing additional piping connections inside the pipe gallery (August 8, 2016)
Panoramic view of the entire site facing north. From left to right: two white lime storage silos, lime storage/slaking building, aerators (in the distance between buildings), eventual chemical feed area in front of the treatment portion of the project site. Near the two cranes is the administration area and the stand-alone concrete in the corner of the building is the elevator shaft. (August 8, 2016)
Workers installing structural steel support members within administration area. (August 8, 2016)
Yellow framing in preparation for a concrete pour on August 8, 2016, near the entrance to the administration area.
Mid-September 2016 Photos
The northeast corner of the building, Sept. 16, 2016
The pipe gallery from above, Sept. 16, 2016
Cascading Aerators, Sept. 16, 2016
Lime silos over the lime slaking building, taken from the roof. That is the City Power Plant in the distance. Sept. 16, 2016
Lime silos from the ground with W&PC Director John Dunn inspecting them. Sept. 16, 2016
Solids contact unit, Sept. 16, 2016
Rebar laid for the floor on the second story. Sept. 16, 2016
Life preserver in the filter room. Sept. 16, 2016.
Early October 2016 Photos
Northeast view of outside of plant
Looking in the Training Room windows
Installed plumbing for Locker Rooms
Main Floor elevator shaft (after a rainy day)
Administration Area. This is where the reception desk will be. Beyond that, the offices of the Director, Assistant Director, Engineers, Environmental Specialist, and interns. The offices get the gorgeous window views.
Water Plant Maintenance Office and Garage. The office will have the window view. At the current (old) plant, the maintenance office is located in a separate building with a lot less space.
W&PC Engineer Neil Weiss looking up at the lime silos. For comparison, Neil is 6'2" tall.
The outside of the Maintenance Area (L) and the Administration Area (R)
Showing large sizes of bolts being used in piping. (Pipe Gallery)
A view of unused bolts, hand for size comparison.
Looking down the pipes in the pipe gallery
Environmental Specialist Dustin Albrecht in pipe gallery. For comparison, Dustin is 6'1"
W&PC Engineer Neil Weiss "holding" a pipe in the pipe gallery.
Department Secretary Kati Pierce takes a rest in the pipe. For size comparison, Kati is 5'2"
Unused pipes waiting to be installed
W&PC Engineer Neil Weiss and W&PC Director John Dunn looking at one of two of the enormous solids contact units (remember Neil is 6'2")
On the roof looking west. The far left building on the horizon is the Power Plant.
Last updated: October 18, 2016