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»Missouri City, Texas’ new water treatment plant Civil | PEPPER-LAWSON CONSTRUCTION – MISSOURI CITY SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT will meet state mandates. Refreshing Infrastructure MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS’ NEW SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT WILL SERVE A GROWING POPULATION. A gallons in 2017 and later to 33 million gallons surface water treatment plant slated to address population increases, says for completion by the end of 2011 is Enprotec/Hibbs and Todd Engineers of Abilene, a major component of one Texas Texas, the consulting engineers on the project. municipality’s long-term efforts to secure a steady water supply. Contractor Pepper-Lawson Construction Meeting Rising Demands broke ground on the $27 million plant in The new plant will process surface water as • Project cost: $27 million 2010, part of Missouri City, Texas’ overall $53 opposed to ground water. The plant will meet • Location: Missouri City, Texas million surface water treatment and distriburegulations imposed by the Fort Bend County tion program. The program is the largest infraSubsidence District, which oversees water use in structure project ever undertaken by the city. the city. “Water drives development, it drives the The county mandates that groundwater –Allen Owen, mayor of Missouri City future of the city, so that $53 million investwithdrawals constitute no more than 70 percent ment in the development of the site and the of the city’s total water demand before 2013. plant itself is probably the most expensive thing That number will decrease to no more than 40 we’ve ever done and it’s probably the most important thing we’ve ever percent by January 2025, the engineer says. done,” Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen said in a statement. Surface water from the Brazos River will pass through two reservoirs According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city has a population of 68,447, into a pumping station, where an oxidant and coagulant will be applied an increase of more than 15,000 people since 2000. The municipality before the water undergoes flocculation and sedimentation processes. projects a population of just more than 80,000 in 2015. Water then passes through a state-of-the-art filtration process, which The plant, expected to go into operation next year, will have an initial includes removing dirt and disinfecting the water before sending it to capacity of 10 million gallons a day, which will increase to 21 million the city and other area utility districts. Pepper-Lawson Construction – Missouri City Surface Water Treatment Plant “Water drives development, it drives the future of the city.” 146 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2011 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - October/November 2011
Energy Efficiency
Green Building
Executive Perspective
Best Practices
Bernards Construction – El Capitan High School
Bogner Construction Co. – College of Wooster Scot Center
Jean McClung Middle School
Hellas Sports Construction
The Walsh Group – NOAA Pacific Regional Headquarters
Haskell Co. – Scripps Proton Therapy Center
Robert A. Bothman Inc. – Stockton Unified School District
JE Dunn – Energy Systems Integration Facility
Rosendin Electric – AVUHSD Solar Project
Ratcliff Construction Company – Crossroads Church
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Flintco Pacific – Calaveras County Adult Detention Facility
Lee Lewis Construction – Angelo State University’s Plaza Verde Student Housing
Manhattan Construction – First Baptist Church of Dallas
Market & Johnson – Eau Claire County Courthouse project
McTech Corp – 97th Military Police Battalion Headquarters
Parkland Health & Hospital System
RBC Construction
Central Building and Preservation – Randolph Tower City Apartments
Scaparotti Construction Group
Trinity Properties – Trinity Place
Advanced Real Estate Services
Lawrence B. Wohl Inc./Wohl Diversified Services
TN Ward and Commercial Interiors – Maryland Live
ASX Construction – Parc Lafayette
Bayland Buildings Inc.
Dependable Mechanical Systems
New Dawn Developments
DSLD Homes
Aquilini Development and Construction Inc.
Cobalt Construction – Meta Housing
Lifestyle Communities
Pratt and Associates LLC
Miramonte Homes
MP J.J. Duffy Joint Venture/Pathway Senior Living LLC – Victory Centre Vernon Hills
Woodland Homes
Aecom/Inima Joint Venture – Hialeah, Fla., Water Treatment Plant
MWH Constructors – Austin Water Treatment Plant No. 4
Pepper-Lawson Construction – Missouri City Surface Water Treatment Plant
MWH Constructors – AWT Improvements
Blount Contracting Inc.
Harbor Offshore Services
Cruz Construction Inc.
Humble Construction
Nova-Con Projects Ltd.
Trimen Electric
EllisDon Corp. – Atlantic Region
EllisDon Corp. – St. Joseph's Regional Mental Health Care
Focus Equities
Intercom Services Immobiliers
George Brown College – New Waterfront Campus
Seaside Transportation Services
Last Look

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