2 minutes reading time (314 words)

EPCOR Completes $21M Expansion of Pecan Reclamation Facility

pecan-wastewaterplant Looking west over the new AeroMod wastewater treatment process basin no. 4 at EPCOR’s Pecan Water Reclamation Facility in Pinal County, Arizona. Photo credit: MGC Contractors

EPCOR USA (EPCOR) is pleased to announce it has completed a $21 million USD expansion of the Pecan Water Reclamation Facility, located in the company's San Tan water and wastewater districts.

The expansion increases the plant's capacity by 1 million gallons per day (gpd), ensuring immediate system reliability for existing customers and helping to meet the future wastewater needs of fast-growing Pinal County.

The project successfully met its ambitious 12-month timeline, which began in March 2021.

The newly expanded 4 mgd treatment facility will recycle roughly 717 million gallons (2,200 acre-feet) of water annually, supporting Arizona's water-management goals and EPCOR's environmental stewardship and sustainability commitments to reuse or recharge at least 90 percent of the wastewater EPCOR receives. Since 2012, EPCOR has returned in excess of 18 billion gallons to the water cycle through aquifer recharge, public irrigation, support for local farms, and other uses.

"We're extremely pleased to have completed this critical project under an accelerated timeline," said Joe Gysel, President of EPCOR USA. "Investing in public infrastructure is essential to sustain healthy and resilient communities – not only does it immediately benefit customers and the surrounding region, it aligns with our focus on sustainability and the environment."

"This was an urgent need for Pinal County and San Tan Valley, and we are extremely pleased to see EPCOR delivering on its promise," said Pinal County Supervisor Mike Goodman. "Since EPCOR stepped in as interim manager and now as owner of these water and wastewater systems, our communities have seen a significant improvement in service, quality and reliability. This is a major step forward for residents and businesses here today, and for the region's long-term growth."

EPCOR acquired the San Tan water and wastewater districts in January 2021 and identified more than $136 million in necessary improvements. The Pecan Water Reclamation Facility expansion was the most urgent wastewater infrastructure need in the service area.
Expect delays on State Route 79 near Florence for ...
Rural Metro Fire Provides Tips for Distracted Driv...
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Sunday, 21 April 2024

Captcha Image

My Account Menu

News Menu

Search News

Mailing Address:
530 E Hunt Hwy
Ste 103-262
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143

Text: 602.348.0238

SanTanValley.com is your #1 resource for anything in and around San Tan Valley, AZ. Focusing on uniting and promoting all that San Tan Valley has to offer for our visitors and residents, SanTanValley.com provides you with local area information & events, local business information, news, traffic alerts, and more!

© 2023, SanTanValley.com is owned & operated by MyBizNow LLC. All Rights Reserved. Material displayed is not to be used without written permission by SanTanValley.com representatives. You may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including articles, content, images and files downloadable from this website, without the written permission of SanTanValley.com representatives. Opinions and comments posted by viewers do not reflect the opinions of SanTanValley.com.

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

© Copyright 2023. All Rights Reserved Site Developed & Maintained by MyBizNow.com
× Progressive Web App | Add to Homescreen

To install this Web App in your iPhone/iPad press icon. Progressive Web App | Share Button And then Add to Home Screen.

× Install Web App
Mobile Phone
Offline - No Internet Connection