Gonzales Environmental Enhancement Facility

Project: Environmental Enhancement Facilities Improvements for the City of Gonzales

Award: 2006 Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year – Southern Division

The City of Gonzales , Louisiana had an existing, 40-year old conventional activated sludge wastewater treatment facility that had been upgraded with a high rate sand filter located in the center of the City, adjacent to the City Hall. GSA developed a Facility Plan for the City of Gonzales discussion needs and evaluated several means of providing for the City's wastewater collection, transportation and treatment needs. The Facility Plan showed that the most cost effective alternative was to abandon the old wastewater treatment facilities and to construct a new 2.5 MGD aerated lagoon treatment facility in a sparsely developed commercially zoned area in the southern part of the City. Since the new treatment facility was to be located a significant distance from the old plant, a new 7,000 GPM wastewater pump station and force mains were also required to pump and transport wastewater from the old plant site to the new treatment plant. The new facilities also included provisions to pump and transport treated effluent from the new treatment facility to a discharge point in the Mississippi River.

Water Distribution Lines, Booster Pump Station & Elevated Storage Tower

Project: Water Distribution Lines, Booster Pump Station & Elevated Storage Tower for Ascension Consolidated Utilities District No. 1

Reconstruction of Water Distribution Lines and construction of an elevated Storage Tower. The majority of the rural portion of Ascension Parish west of the Mississippi River has not had adequate potable water service or fire protection service provided by a reliable potable water distribution system. Ascension Consolidated Utility District # 1 (ACUD#1) is in the process of resolving this problem through the planning and construction of new water distribution mains that will provide the residents and businesses within the District's service area with quality potable water along with ample volume and pressure to sustain the fire protection flow. ACUD#1 has contracted with GSA, Inc. to provide planning and engineering services to assist them in achieving their water supply goals.

Phase I

Assisting our client with the application and implementation of the grant from the State of Louisiana, Department of Administration's Community Development Block Grant program to reconstruct water distribution lines in the Modeste area located west of Donaldsonville. Project complete.

Phase II

Assisted with funding application to construct a potable water and fire flow distribution system in the Brusly-McCall and Palo Alto areas, located south and southwest of Donaldsonville. Project complete.

Phase III

Assisted ACUD#1 with a funding application to provide a potable water and fire flow distribution system for the Abend and Lemannville areas east of Donaldsonville.