WOP: MWSD, FPWD, MWSD and CRMI

WOP: MWSD, FPWD, MWSD and CRMI

Syed Semab haiderSyed Semab haider   July 18, 2012  
 

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The aim of this WOP is to construct and operate an iron and manganese removal treatment facility

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

October 07, 2004 - July 23, 2008
Was the code of conduct followed?
No link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
Legal mandate
WOPs facilitator
None

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

City of Rochester, MI - Recipient

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Other supporting organizations
The Massachusetts State Revolving Fund program provided a low-interest (2%), 20-year loan to finance the construction of the water treatment plant.
Total cost of WOP ($)
16,500,000.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
Water quality management

Objectives
Improve drinking water quality;
Treat drinking water to remove iron and manganese;
Minimize capital costs; and
Share water resources to meet future demands.

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
Joint planning or work

Describe WOPs activities
The towns built shared water treatment facility.
The towns each retain local control of their own wells (water sources) and distribution systems.
Mattapoisett WSD provides certified operators and operation-and-maintenance services for the treatment facility. It works in conjunction with water officials from other towns.

RESULTS

Describe the overall results
Saved $4.9 million on capital costs by building a shared treatment facility instead of individual plants;
Used existing water supplies and avoided new source development costs; and
Provided emergency back-up and redundancy of water supply.

Which factors had a positive influence on the success of your WOP?
  • Accurate identification of capacity needs
  • Appropriate partner selection
  • Financing for WOPs

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