Water Treatment plant on schedule
million water treatment plant on Rossman Avenue is on schedule Hudson
Department of Public Works Superintendent Charles Butterworth told the
Common Council DPW Committee on Tuesday. When the project got under way at
the end of September 2003, Mayor Richard Scalera said the project would
take an estimated 500 days.
But a bad
winter shut down the project for several months.
Tuesday that the estimated completion date is set for the fall of 2005.
kicked in $2 million for the project and the city is borrowing the $8
million balance over 30 years at O percent interest.
is the general contractor. Scalera has called the company a leader in the
field of firms specializing in water treatment plants.
the Hudson project as it has progressed can be found at
state mandated replacement water filtration plant will have a 2.5 million
gallon holding tank.
The city gets
its water from the Churchtown Reservoir in Taghkanic and stores it in the
clear/surface well at the top of Rossman Avenue.
The state has
been after the city for sometime to change the system.
water supply is gravity fed all the way from Churchtown.
and Son is chipping in $200,000 a year in a 30 year lease town deal
between the city and Colarusso, letting the company mine rock on 339
acres on Newman Road contiguous with property that contains the city's
backup water supply.