Forsyth County, Georgia, located approximately 30 miles north of Atlanta, was one of the fastest growing areas in the United States during the 2000s. This population growth necessitated the need to expand the County’s existing 12 MGD water treatment plant to 24 MGD. The plant expansion was the largest project ever undertaken by the County. The process was centered around Zenon’s submerged membrane equipment, and included a new flocculation / sedimentation basin, membrane building, and residuals basin, as well as overlot grading, yard piping, chemical feed systems, electrical, and instrumentation and control. The project also included 200,000 CY of dirt excavation prior to concrete and underground construction.
“Garney Construction was a team player throughout the project, successfully working with the design engineer, owner and contract operator through the many challenges that go with an expansion to an existing plant. I appreciated the professionalism that the Garney Team brought to the job each and every day, from the initial contract phase through the startup of the plant.”
Barry H. Lucas, P.E., Deputy Director of Forsyth County Department of Water and Sewer