Auburn Corners WWTP Expansion

Director: Steven Oluic, PhD This department reports to the County Commissioners James W. Dvorak, Timothy C. Lennon, Ralph Spidalieri
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Aquilla WWTP Upgrades

NAME: Aquilla WWTP Upgrades TOWNSHIP: Claridon Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $1,500,000.00 estimated CONSULTING ENGINEER: Geauga County Department of Water Resources CONTRACTOR: TBD FUNDING: Ohio Water Development Authority SCOPE OF PROJECT: As a condition of the NPDES permit renewal in 2016, the county must upgrade/repair the Aquilla WWTP by March 1, 2021. This will require the removal of sludge from the two lagoons, inspection of/ repair of/ replacement of the: (1) lagoon liners & clay beds if necessary, (2) the aerators, and (3) the lagoon effluent land application system (piping, pumps, and valves).
NAME: Chardon Twp WWTP & Sewer Project TOWNSHIP: Chardon Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $5,100,000.00 (updated) CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Trax Construction was lowest and best bid.  The contractor was given a notice to proceed on 9/23/20. FUNDING: Loans via OPWC, and OEPA-WPCLF. SCOPE OF PROJECT: Construction of a sanitary sewer collection system and a 50,000 gpd wastewater treatment plant to service 113 households in the Berkshire Heights subdivision, Chardon TWP.  The project is the result of the “Findings & Orders” issued by the Ohio EPA in February 2015

Chardon Township Sewer Project

NAME: Auburn Corners WWTP Expansion and Troy Oaks Pump Station TOWNSHIP: Troy Township & Auburn Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $4,740,000.00 CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group CONTRACTOR: Workman Industrial Services FUNDING: OPWC / WPCLF SCOPE OF PROJECT: Replacement of the Troy Oaks WWTP with an on-site pump station. Expand the Auburn Corners WWTP permitted capacity to a 160,000 gpd package plant and converting the existing package plant  to a flow equalization basin, replacing the existing trash trap with a manual bar screen, replacing the obsolete sand filters with disc filters,  installing a larger UV disinfection unit and upgrading the chemical feed  system. This project is nearing completion and should be in full operation by early December.
Auburn WWTP Construction Pictures

Bainbridge TWP Waterline Loop Closure

NAME: Bainbridge TWP Waterline Loop Closure TOWNSHIP: Bainbridge Township ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: $1,200,000 CONSULTING ENGINEER: GPD Group FUNDING: OEPA-DEFA Water Supply Loan Revolving Account SCOPE OF PROJECT: The Bainbridge Road – Chagrin Road Waterline Loop Closure is one of a series of waterline extensions into the township from the Cleveland Water Department. This project will connect two waterlines, both coming from the same water provider, and create a complete loop for dependable potable water supply. The new waterline is highlighted in red below. Construction anticipated to start in June 2021.
Phone: 440-279-1970 Fax: 440-285-9549
Current construction timeline 12/10/20
Updated 06-17-2021
Updated 12-10-2020