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Town of Boone Water Intake Project Update #20

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Last Updated on September 19, 2018 5:53 am

*Town of Boone Press Release*

On Feb. 13, 2017 the Harper Corporation and Garney Construction Company, Inc. were provided with the Notice to Proceed on the Boone Water Line, Water Treatment Plant, Intake and Booster Pump Station Project. The following is a project update summarizing recent and future work. There are currently 50 days remaining in the project contract for the Harper Corporation.

The Harper Corporation continues to complete items at the Water Treatment Plant, the Water Intake site and at the Brownwood Road booster pump station. The focus at the Water Treatment Plant has been the completion of filter #4 of 5. Work will now focus on replacement of the filter the 5th and final filter. New roofs will be installed on existing buildings and new pumps have been installed at the High Service Pump Station. At the intake site on the New River, intake screens have been installed and all building slabs have been poured. Work will now focus on construction of the pre-engineered intake building. At the booster pump station, the masonry walls are nearly complete and upon completion, trusses and roofing will be added.

The Garney Construction Company has completed all pipe installation along Brownwood Road, Hwy 421 and New River Hills. The contractor has completed pressure testing section by section of the installed water line. The only significant item remaining involves final testing of the full water line.

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