The project consists of two design-build phases to expand the plant’s capacity from 80 million gallons per day (MGD) to 400 MGD by 2024. The expansion project will help the City and water authorities meet water demands, and fulfill requirements by the Harris-Galveston and Fort Bend Subsidence Districts that restrict groundwater usage.
Estimated as a $1.35 billion project that will involve. four partner agencies, they include: North Harris County Regional Water Authority, Central Harris County Regional Water Authority, West Harris County Regional Water Authority and North Fort Bend Water Authority. As a subcontractor to Barnard Construction, JSG has performed 15 acres of site clearing; roadway excavation; subgrade preparation; lime stabilization; roadway subgrade rock installation; guardrail installation; and storm sewer installations. As the project phases continue, JSG is looking to construct a duct bank covering nearly 1-mile.