Platte West Water Treatment Plant
- Client:Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha
- Location:Omaha, Nebraska, USA
- Contract Amount:$237,000,000
- Project Size:104 million gallons per day
- Markets Served:Water
Alberici constructed the new Platte West Water Treatment Plant, with a capacity of 104 million gallons per day, providing for Omaha's drinking water needs for the next 50 years.
Omaha’s Municipal Utilities District launched the $237 million project to increase its treatment capacity by 40 percent. This project, with buildings enclosing a total of 630,511 square feet, employed more than 450 craft personnel at peak construction.
Major components include the main water treatment facilities, 15 million gallon underground disinfection reservoir, high service/backwash pump station, gravity thickeners, residuals processing building, generator building and surge control station.
Alberici also installed equipment in the plant including the vacuum cleaning system, sedimentation and thickening equipment, and chemical mixing and injection equipment.
Alberici worked closely with the Municipal Utilities District and its engineer, HDR, to ensure the project was completed on budget, safely and with the highest quality.