Wastewater Treatment Plant Repair “may cost $20-30 million”

Recovery personnel survey the damage at the Clarksville Wastewater Treatment Plant. (Photo: Bill Larson, Clarksville Online - www.clarksvilleonline.com)

(BUSINESS & HERITAGE CLARKSVILLE – May 27, 2010) – The firm of Hazen and Sawyer, environmental engineers and scientists, is spearheading the cleanup and recovery operation at the wastewater treatment facility, a clean-up that City Councilor Bill Summers has indicated “may cost $20-30 million.”

City Council representatives Bill Summers and Deanna McLaughlin visited the Waste Water Treatment Plant, located on the Red River, in New Providence. Business Clarksville’s Turner McCullough Jr. toured the plant this week, camera in hand.

Daniel Miklos, operations group manager, noted that at this time there is still no externally sourced electrical power anywhere within the facility. Temporary portable generators, power stations and cables provide all electricity currently powering the diverse assortment of equipment in operation at the complex. A national disaster team from Belfor Property Restoration and Shermco Industries specialists are on site to address specific aspects of the complex’s recovery…

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