Auburn Corners WWTP Expansion

Director: Steven Oluic, PhD This department reports to the County Commissioners James W. Dvorak, Timothy C. Lennon, Ralph Spidalieri
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Aquilla WWTP Upgrades

NAME: Aquilla WWTP Upgrades TOWNSHIP: Claridon Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $1,500,000.00 estimated CONSULTING ENGINEER: Geauga County Department of Water Resources CONTRACTOR: TBD FUNDING: Ohio Water Development Authority SCOPE OF PROJECT: As a condition of the NPDES permit renewal in 2016, the county must upgrade/repair the Aquilla WWTP by March 1, 2021. This will require the removal of sludge from the two lagoons, inspection of/ repair of/ replacement of the: (1) lagoon liners & clay beds if necessary, (2) the aerators, and (3) the lagoon effluent land application system (piping, pumps, and valves).
NAME: Chardon Twp WWTP & Sewer Project TOWNSHIP: Chardon Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $5,100,000.00 (updated) CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Trax Construction was lowest and best bid.  The contractor was given a notice to proceed on 9/23/20. FUNDING: Loans via OPWC, and OEPA-WPCLF. SCOPE OF PROJECT: Construction of a sanitary sewer collection system and a 50,000 gpd wastewater treatment plant to service 113 households in the Berkshire Heights subdivision, Chardon TWP.  The project is the result of the “Findings & Orders” issued by the Ohio EPA in February 2015

Chardon Township Sewer Project

NAME: Auburn Corners WWTP Expansion and Troy Oaks Pump Station TOWNSHIP: Troy Township & Auburn Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $4,740,000.00 CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Workman Industrial Services FUNDING: OPWC / WPCLF SCOPE OF PROJECT: Replacement of the Troy Oaks WWTP with an on-site pump station. Expand the Auburn Corners WWTP permitted capacity of 149,000 gpd. This will include constructing a 160,000 gpd package plant and converting the existing 124,000 gpd package plant to a flow equalization basin, replacing the existing trash trap with a manual bar screen, replacing the obsolete sand filters with disc filters, installing a larger UV disinfection unit and upgrading the chemical feed system. The existing forcemain connecting the Troy Oaks WWTP and the Auburn Corners WWTP was completed under OEPA Application No. 1030532.
Auburn WWTP Construction Pictures
Phone: 440-279-1970 Fax: 440-285-9549
Current construction timeline 10/7/20
Updated 10-28-2020
Updated 10-07-2020