Water And Wastewater Treatment

Ames Water Treatment Plant

01 05
City of Ames
Fox Engineering Associates
General Contractor
Ames, Iowa
200,000 sq. ft.

The Ames Water Treatment Plant, completed in August 2017, includes a new lime-softening water treatment plant with a finished water capacity of 15 million-gallons-per-day, including a building to house water treatment processes, operations, administrative support, and maintenance areas; a softening residuals handling building, and modification of existing lime sludge ponds. Process facilities include cascade aerators, solids contact clarifiers, granular-media filters, chemical storage and handling, backwash recovery basin, a finished water clearwell and high-service pumping. The project also includes electrical, instrumentation, and control Systems, supporting mechanical systems, and sitework.