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McFarland Creek WWTP Renovation & Upgrade

Bainbridge TWP Waterline Loop Closure

Chardon Township Sewer Project

Aquilla WWTP Upgrades

NAME: Aquilla WWTP Upgrades TOWNSHIP: Claridon Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $1,720,000 CONSULTING ENGINEER: HDR Inc. CONTRACTOR: TBD FUNDING: Ohio HB 168 funds, Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC), Geauga County ARPA funding, and GCDWR capital improvements funding. SCOPE OF PROJECT: As a condition of the NPDES permit renewal in 2016, the county was to upgrade/repair the Aquilla WWTP by 3/1/2021. However, project has been delayed until 2023. It 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: $5,560,000 CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Trax Construction Company 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.  The sewer collection system is complete and parcels can begin connection to the sewers.  Once sewage flow increases, the WWTP can begin fall operations.
NAME: Bainbridge TWP Waterline Loop Closure TOWNSHIP: Bainbridge Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $1,270,000 CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Woodford Excavating LLC FUNDING: OEPA-DEFA Water Supply Loan Revolving Account SCOPE OF PROJECT: The Bainbridge Road – Chagrin Road Waterline Loop Closure is one of a series of waterline extensions into the township from the Cleveland Water Department. This project will connect two waterlines, one along Bainbridge and Chagrin Roads, to create a complete loop for dependable potable water supply. The new waterline is highlighted in red.  The project is now complete.
NAME: McFarland Creek WWTP Renovation & Upgrade TOWNSHIP: Bainbridge Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $25,000,000 CONSULTING ENGINEER: HDR Engineering Inc. CONTRACTOR: TBD FUNDING: OWDA Planning Loan $997,459 and FY22 EPA-STAG Grant $800,00.00.  GCDWR nominated the project for FY2023 funding of $20,000,000 from the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund administered by the Ohio EPA. SCOPE OF PROJECT: The McFarland WWTP is currently under an Administrative Order on Consent with the U.S. EPA Region 5 requiring the County to improve the plant operations in order to meet the NPDES permit requirements and halt bypassing.  The renovation and upgrade will include new headworks, oxidation ditches, clarifiers, and disc filters.  The current and revised deadline to complete this is 12/31/2024.  Once the final engineering design is complete and approved by regulatory agencies, the construction project will go out for bid.  We expect to begin work in mid 2023.
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