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Sewer plant going with the flow as water tower soldiers on


Sewer plant going with the flow as water tower soldiers on
Andy Joslin


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February 29, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- Floresville’s wastewater treatment plant, located on Goliad Road here, is operating at approximately 69 percent of its permitted capacity, according to a report presented Feb. 23 by Floresville City Manager Andy Joslin.

The report was included in his answer to five directives given by the Floresville City Council at its Jan. 26 meeting. A flood of requests to establish recreational-vehicle (RV) parks, along with three temporary lodging facilities in various stages of construction, has ignited concerns that the city’s plant might be approaching its permitted capacity of 900,000 gallons of treated wastewater per day.

Joslin told Mayor Daniel Tejada and councilmen Sherry Martinez Castillo, John W. Guerrero, Johnnie R. Gomez, and Mario Morones that the plant currently treats approximately 620,000 gallons of wastewater per day, which means it is in compliance with standards set forth by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Therefore, he said, “no immediate action related to the plant expansion is technically required.”

However, plans are under way to expand the plant in 2014, with planning and permit development set to begin by April 1, with submission of permit applications to TCEQ set for June 2. Engineering and design, public comments, a public bid process, and more will follow.

Spring Branch-based M&S Engineering has aided the city in this process with creation of a preliminary master plan. According to the doc-ument, the city anticipates construction of 300 additional apartment units and 200 additional RV pad sites within the next 18 months, which will result in an additional flow of 112,800 gallons of wastewater.

TCEQ requires the city to begin engineering and financial planning for expansion of its sewer plant when the plant reaches 75 percent of capacity for three consecutive months. When the plant’s treatment capacity reaches 90 percent for three consecutive months, construction permits should be obtained, according to the preliminary master plan.

Also during the meeting, Joslin reviewed an inspection report on the city’s Plaza above-ground storage tank, which is located on U.S. 181 behind Ancira Ford. Mansfield-based U.S. Underwater Services performed an interior inspection of the 250,000-gallon tank Jan. 4, using divers. While the tank was rated “good” in most areas, it scored “fair” when it came to areas such as the:

•External sidewall plates, because of minor corrosion and thinning paint.

•Side manway access hatch and roof-access hatch, because of the absence of “confined space entry” placards.

•Internal sidewall plates, because of condensation with light corrosion and staining.

•Water condition, in which the report indicates no presence of oil, odor, or insects.

•Center water riser pipe, because of light corrosion with nodules forming.

For more about the Feb. 23 council meeting, see article, this page.
 

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