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January/April 2017

New chemical building. Chemical storage tank and equipment.
New chemical building. Chemical storage tank and equipment.

New chemical building, tanks and equipment, and walkways.
New chemical building, tanks and equipment, and walkways.

Chemical Building new breezeway and entrance.
Chemical Building new breezeway and entrance.

Placement of new concrete pavement and driveways.
Placement of new concrete pavement and driveways.

January/March 2016

New arched windows. View looking west from E. Lexington Ave.
New arched windows. View looking west from E. Lexington Ave.

1924 Filter Building. Installed new front windows.
1924 Filter Building. Installed new front windows.

Interior Filter Building.
Interior Filter Building.

Demolition existing basins and the exposed lower level of 1924/1955 Filter building.
Demolition existing basins and the exposed lower level of 1924/1955 Filter building.

New GAC Building Foundation Slab.
New GAC Building Foundation Slab.

Interior remodel of the 1924 Filter Building and filters
Interior remodel of the 1924 Filter Building and filters

Raw Water Intake, new piping and Pump Replacement.
Raw Water Intake, new piping and Pump Replacement.

November/December 2015

View of the new Filter Build and Settle Water Basins.
View of the new Filter Build and Settle Water Basins.

Demo old basins.
Demo old basins.

Demo interior 1924 Filter Building and filters
Demo interior 1924 Filter Building and filters

Demo interior 1924 Filter Building and filters
Demo interior 1924 Filter Building and filters

September/October 2015

Complete brick and stone work. View looking west from E. Lexington Ave.
Complete brick and stone work. View looking west from E. Lexington Ave.

Over head view looking North from E. Lexington of the new Filter Building.
Over head view looking North from E. Lexington of the new Filter Building.

View of the Settle Water basins.
View of the Settle Water basins.

New High Service, and Backwash Pumps.
New High Service, and Backwash Pumps.

New SCADA Control Room.
New SCADA Control Room.

August 2015

Install new filter piping, valves, controls, and paint piping.
Install new filter piping, valves, controls, and paint piping.

Installation of new filters and equipment.
Installation of new filters and equipment.

Install new underground secondary electrical ductbank.
Install new underground secondary electrical ductbank.

Install new filter pipe exterior brick and stone.
Install new filter pipe exterior brick and stone.

June 2015

Install filter building upper level CMU block, and brick.
Install filter building upper level CMU block, and brick.

Install filter building upper level CMU block.
Install filter building upper level CMU block.

Install new filter pipe, valves and controls.
Install new filter pipe, valves and controls.

Install new interior cabinets and counters.
Install new interior cabinets and counters.

May 2015

Operation Level floor slab, 976.32 Install walls for the North and East face.
Operation Level floor slab, 976.32 Install walls for the North and East face.

Install 30 inch ductile iron raw water line.
Install 30 inch ductile iron raw water line.

Install new high service and backwash pumps.
Install new high service and backwash pumps.

Install flocculator and settle water equipment.
Install flocculator and settle water equipment.

April 30, 2015

Operation Level floor slab, 976.32 reinforcing steel and electrical conduit.
Operation Level floor slab, 976.32 reinforcing steel and electrical conduit.

Settle Water Basins, walkways and hand rails.
Settle Water Basins, walkways and hand rails.

Backfill north side of Settle Water Basin.
Backfill north side of Settle Water Basin.

March 27, 2015

Construction of new Settle Water basins equipment walkways.
Construction of new Settle Water basins equipment walkways.

Installation of Basin drain lines.
Installation of Basin drain lines.

Roof replacement for the 1966 building section.
Roof replacement for the 1966 building section.

Concrete placement for new filters.
Concrete placement for new filters.

Installation of new pipe and flow metering devices in existing filter gallery.
Installation of new pipe and flow metering devices in existing filter gallery.

February 27, 2015

Construction of new settling basins
Construction of new settling basins.

Roof replacement
Roof replacement

Roof replacement
Roof replacement

Construction of new settling basins
Construction of new settling basins.

January 28, 2015

Construction of new filter basins
Construction of new filter basins.

Roof replacement
Roof replacement

Construction of settle basins
Construction of settle basins.

December 24, 2014

Construction of filter walls and filter basins in early December 2014
Construction of filter walls and filter basins in early December 2014.

New Settle Basin
New Settle Basin.

Construction of filter walls and filter basins
Construction of filter walls and filter basins

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November 26, 2014

Shoring and Decking first level floor slab and installation of reinforcing deck steel
Shoring and Decking first level floor slab and installation of reinforcing deck steel

Placed basin walls
Placed basin walls

October 31, 2014

Shoring  and Decking first level floor slab and installation of reinforcing deck steel
Shoring and Decking first level floor slab and installation of reinforcing deck steel

Placed  basin foundation slab
Placed basin foundation slab

Installation  of new interior HVAC ductwork
Installation of new interior HVAC ductwork

Overhead  view of the new construction
Overhead view of the new construction.

September 25, 2014

Demolition  of the existing clearwell
Demolition of the existing clearwell

Demolition  of the existing clearwell
Demolition of the existing clearwell

Installation  of new 24 inch DI clearwell bypass line
Installation of new 24 inch DI clearwell bypass line.

Overhead  view of the new construction
Overhead view of the new construction.

August 28, 2014

Concrete walls and columns for the new clearwell and filter building are being constructed
Concrete walls and columns for the new clearwell and filter building are being constructed.

Demolition has begun on the existing sedimentation basins
Demolition has begun on the existing sedimentation basins.

A new 6 inch waterline is being installed across Parkview Avenue near the WTP
A new 6 inch waterline is being installed across Parkview Avenue near the WTP.

July 28, 2014

Completed concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation slab
Completed concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation slab.

Start wall construction for new clearwell and filter building
Start wall construction for new clearwell and filter building.

June 27, 2014

First concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation
First concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation

First concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation
First concrete placement for new clearwell and filter building foundation

May 20, 2014

Excavation of shot rock and soil for new clearwell and filter building foundation
Excavation of shot rock and soil for new clearwell and filter building foundation

Excavation of shot rock and soil for new clearwell and filter building foundation
Excavation of shot rock and soil for new clearwell and filter building foundation

Blasting operation to break up rock under the soil for excavation
Blasting operation to break up rock under the soil for excavation

Recent Activity – April 21, 2014

Drill and placing explosive charges for blasting operation and rock removal
Drill and placing explosive charges for blasting operation and rock removal

Site excavation and grade work
Site excavation and grade work

Installation of new KU primary power feed ductbank to the water plant along Cecil Ave
Installation of new KU primary power feed ductbank to the water plant along Cecil Ave

Installation of new 20 inch sanitary sewer lines
Installation of new 20 inch sanitary sewer lines

Ground Breaking Ceremony – January 28th 2014

Ground Breaking Ceremony 1-28-14 01

Ground Breaking Ceremony 1-28-14 02
Local, state, and federal representatives gather for the ground-breaking ceremony at the water treatment plant construction site.

Raw Water Intake – Backfill Protection System - August 2012

Original Backfill Concept
The original concept was to provide backfill around the base of the building to dissipate the energy from any rock falls. The concept has been modified due to structural concerns. A passive steel mesh system is now in design.

Construction Photos of the Elevated Tank Demolition - June 6, 2012

Crane Eases Demolition
A large crane eases demolition efforts

Tank Pieces Cut
Large pieces of the tank are cut and then lifted away

Tank Cut Smaller On Ground
On the ground, a crew further cuts the tank into smaller pieces for ease of transportation

Updated 3D WTP Model - May 9, 2012

Overall View of WTP
Overall view of the WTP

Overall view of backside of WTP
Overall view of the backside of the WTP

Proposed filters and pipe gallery
Proposed filters and pipe gallery

Proposed chemical building
View looking at the proposed chemical building

Proposed WTP Hydraulic Profile

Proposed WTP Hydraulic Profile
A more detailed hydraulic profile is available here

Existing WTP Hydraulic Profile

Existing WTP Hydraulic Profile
A more detailed hydraulic profile is available here

PER Proposed WTP Renderings - September 26, 2011

Danville WTP Rendering
Architect’s proposed rendering of the Danville WTP renovation and expansion

North Elevation
North Elevation

South Elevation
South Elevation

East Elevation
East Elevation

West Elevation
West Elevation

Toyota-Georgetown WWTP Site Visit - September 9, 2011

Site Visit 9-9-11 01
GAC pressure vessels are sealed at the top, and water passes through the carbon under a small pressure

Site Visit 9-9-11 02
A monitoring screen shows a schematic of the system and current operating pressures of the vessels.

T.W. Moses WTP Site Visit - August 9, 2011

Site Visit 8-9-11 01
Design team members tour the 24 MGD T.W. Moses WTP in Indianapolis, IN. The T.W. Moses WTP has made extensive improvements since 2009.

Site Visit 8-9-11 02
The design team signs in at the plant before the tour begins.

Site Visit 8-9-11 03
Flow meters throughout the process help to optimize the Actiflo™

 

Greater Cincinnati Water Works Miller WTP Site Visit - July 29, 2011

Site Visit 7-29-11 01
Andy Tompkins, Danville’s chief water plant operator, observes operations at the GCWW Miller Plant.

Site Visit 7-29-11 02
A module of a Granular Activated Carbon contactor is on display inside the Miller Plant.

Site Visit 7-29-11 03
The project team tours the furnace system used to regenerate spent carbon.

 

Danville WTP Public Meeting - July 12, 2011

Public Meeting 7-12-11 01
City Engineer, Earl Coffey, answers a question regarding water rate increases.

Public Meeting 7-12-11 02
During the public meeting, attendees had the opportunity to ask questions of the commission, city engineer, and the design team.

3D Model of Existing Plant

HDR presented a 3D model (in-development) of the existing treatment plant. Utilizing BIM software, the design team will use the model to visualize the final product and produce construction documents.