Water Treatment Plant

Location: Grimes, Iowa   Client: City of Grimes, Iowa
Services: Bidding, Construction Administration   Expertise: Water Resources

Project Overview

The City of Grimes was in need of water treatment improvements in order to meet the water demands of their growing community. The project includes construction of a new 23,000 SF Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant, with new administration area, four (4) RO treatment trains, chemical feed, and high service pumping. The new plant can produce 3.0 MGD of finished water upon completion, with room to expand capacity up to 6.0 MGD. The plant treats Jordan Aquifer water utilizing a direct RO treatment scheme, with finished water being blended with water from the existing lime softening plant.

Project Highlights

  • 3.0 MGD (expandable to 6.0 MGD) direct Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant
  • Treats water from Jordan Aquifer, blended with water from existing Lime Softening Plant
  • 23,000 SF pre-cast concrete building with new Administration area

Project Manager

Michael Washburn, PE