LOCATION: Northern New Mexico
DESCRIPTION: Upgrades to water and wastewater systems including: 10,000 GPD recirculating sand filter, 60,000 gallon cast in place concrete tank and lid, subsurface irrigation for athletic field, 34,000 gallon water storage tank, and new water treatment supply system.
The work at Mesa Vista Elementary School required work on the water, wastewater and reuse systems. Construction included the following:
- a 10,000 GPD recirculating sand filter (40′ X 50′ X 4′) using a masonry wall with PVC lining;
- a 60,000 gallon cast in place concrete tank and lid – 60′ X 10′ X 10′ with interior walls set at a depth of 15 ft;
- subsurface irrigation piping under the football field and interior of the track area – forced dosing with PVC piping in pea gravel trench at 9″ depth;and
- a 34,000 gallon above ground water storage tank with Grunfos Triplex booster pump and control system for domestic water and fire lines.
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