SAN MARCOS – The city of San Marcos hosted a non-mandatory pre-bid video conference at 2 p.m. October 12 for a project involving several surface water treatment system improvements.
Project scope includes an expansion of the city’s high service pump station (HSPS) to increase pumping capacity by one pump unit, motor improvements at the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority HSPS, and a new surge tank for the GBRA system.
Additionally, a new 2 million-gallon ground storage tank shall be installed to accept delivery of Alliance Regional Water Authority (ARWA) water at the San Marcos Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP). A new generator and electrical improvements are included in the project scope.
Estimated construction cost is $12.5 million. The city anticipates awarding the contract at the January 4, 2022, San Marcos City Council meeting.