Saugahatchee Water Treatment Facility

Opelika, AL

Owner: Opelika Utilities

Size: 8 MGD

Project Stage: Complete

LEED Project: Seeking LEED Silver Certification

Project Services: Civil, Mechanical, Structural, and Electrical Engineering; Architecture; Treatment System Process Design; Landscape Architecture; Permitting; Construction Administration

Description: Located on the new Saugahatchee Lake Complex's 11-acre campus, the 8 MGD water treatment facility includes conventional mixing and flocculation, high-rate sedimentation basins, an 18,000 square foot membrane filtration and chemical storage and feed building, disinfection contact basin and clearwell, onsite generation of sodium hypochlorite for disinfection, a finished water pumping station, administration space, maintenance facilities and a new state-of-the-art laboratory.  A new raw water intake and pumping station is located on the 415-acre water supply reservoir.