Water

City of Sumter Water Treatment Plant No. 6

Client
City of Sumter
Date
2017 (Photos courtesy of Brian Scott - Upstate Aerial)
Disciplines
Construction Administration & Inspection
Environmental
Water & Wastewater Engineering
Objectives

The City of Sumter retained Davis & Floyd to provide engineering services for development of a new water treatment plant in response to anticipated growth in the area.

Scope

Provided the Preliminary Engineering Report, design, permitting, bidding services, construction administration, full-time onsite representative, startup assistance, and operations and maintenance manual for the new water treatment plant with an initial production capacity of 4.0 MGD, expandable to 6.0 MGD

Incorporated aeration treatment, detention, chemical treatment including pre- and post-chlorine disinfection, fluoridation and pH adjustment, rapid flow gravity media filtration with a new 1.5-MG finished water clearwell, backwash holding and sludge thickening, recycling of decanted backwash, and high service pumping

Included three new deep wells to provide the raw water supply

Coordinated with Harper Corporation, the general contractor, on this design-bid-build project

Outcome

The City of Sumter now has the ability to provide water service to industrial customers and sites in the US 521 corridor, southeast of the City, as well as meet current and future water demands.

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