Phoenix, April 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EPCOR USA (EPCOR) has announced that it has completed a US $ 21 million expansion of its Pecan Water Reclamation Facility in its Santan Water and Wastewater District.
This expansion will increase plant capacity by 1 million gallons (gpd) per day, instantly ensure the reliability of existing customer systems and meet future wastewater needs in the fast-growing Pinal County. increase.
The project successfully achieved the ambitious 12-month schedule that began in March 2021.
The newly expanded 4mgd treatment facility will recycle approximately 717 million gallons (2,200 acre feet) of water annually, reusing or recharging Arizona’s water management goals and at least 90% of the waste water received by EPCOR. We support EPCOR’s commitment to environmental management and sustainability. Since 2012, EPCOR has returned to a water cycle of over 18 billion gallons through aquifer recharge, public irrigation, support for local farms, and other uses.
Joe Gysel, President of EPCORUSA, said: “Investing in public infrastructure is essential to maintaining a healthy and resilient community. It not only immediately benefits our customers and their surroundings, but also our sustainability and environment. It matches the focus. “
“This is an urgent need for Pinal County and Santan Valley, and we are very pleased that EPCOR is fulfilling its promise,” said Mike Goodman, supervisor of Pinal County. “Since EPCOR intervened as an interim manager and now as the owner of these water and sewage systems, the service, quality and reliability of our community have improved significantly. It lives here today. It’s a big step forward for residents and businesses, and for the long-term growth of the region. “
EPCOR acquired Sun Tan’s water and sewage district in January 2021 and identified more than $ 136 million as a necessary improvement. The expansion of the Pecan Water Reclamation Facility was the most urgently needed wastewater infrastructure in the service area.
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EPCOR USA is one of the largest private utilities in the Southwest and the largest in Arizona, with 42 communities in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas and approximately 780,000 people in 18 counties with water, wastewater and natural gas. We provide the services of. Headquartered in Phoenix, EPCOR USA employs approximately 425 people.
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