New Water Treatment Plant Project


The city council of Le Mars Tuesday contracted an engineering firm to create a final design for a new Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant Project.  Michael Washburn is the team leader for McClure Engineering. He presented a report to the city council .

He describes the benefits of this new water plant for the community.
Washburn explains reverse osmosis on this scale.
He described the study, which is required by the Iowa DNR.
The city plans a 23 million dollars project to build a new water treatment plant, using parts of the current plant.  The council approved an engineering services agreement with McClure Engineering to develop a final design of the plant, with their fee not to exceed 1.6 million dollars.  Construction on the plant could begin in 2024, and be completed in 2026.