Chandler & Gilbert Honored for Water Plant Print

American City & County Magazine has named the City of Chandler and the Town of Gilbert among this year's 11 American Crown Communities for their collaboration on a water treatment plant.

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Mayor Boyd W. Dunn, City of Chandler, (left) and Mayor John Lewis, Town of Gilbert, (right) are presented with
commemorative plaques at the construction wrapup party.

According to an article in the Phoenix Business Journal, the $88 million Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant, which was built in response to demand with each city entitled to 50 percent of capacity, will save an estimated $22 million compared with the cost of building separate facilities. The project also included the design and construction of a $37 million, 13.5-mile, 48-inch raw water pipeline. Achen-Gardner was the general contractor for the pipeline and partnered with HDR Engineering to complete the Design-Build project.

Click here for more information about the Central Arizona Project Waterline to South Water Treatment Plant Project