More than 11 years ago, the City of Wheeling began planning a project to replace the City’s 90 year old water treatment plant. In July 2013, the City of Wheeling broke ground on its new $31 million Water Treatment Plant. CT Consultants, serving as the lead engineering consultant to the City, designing the new 12 mgd water treatment plant to be capable of meeting the existing and planned drinking water regulations under the USEPA Safe Drinking Water Act.
CT Consultants served as the lead engineering consultant to the City of Wheeling for the design of a new membrane filtration plant and high service pump station. CT provided services for the development and oversight of a membrane pilot study which included a “Best Value” evaluation for the selection of the membrane filtration system. The pilot evaluation was utilized for the design of a new 12 mgd water treatment plant capable of meeting the existing and planned drinking water regulations under USEPA Safe Drinking Water Act.
The design of the new facility includes chemical storage, administrative and membrane facility, a new high service pump station and two above ground clearwells. Additional improvements include raw water access shaft repairs and two additional raw water wells; various pump station improvements; settling basin repairs; solids handling building repairs; chemical facility upgrades; wastewater surge tank modifications; and demolition of the existing filter building.
CT Consultants will remain under contract with the City to provide construction administration and inspection services for the two year construction project.
“What this means to the citizens of Wheeling and Ohio County is that we (the City of Wheeling) will be able to appropriately treat drinking water to meet all EPA standards” – Robert Herron, Wheeling City Manager