The new treatment facility will be constructed next to the current plant and sized to achieve 320 million gallons per day of treated water capacity in addition to the current 80 million gallons per day treated water capacity.
Artist Rendering of Completed Plant
Two 108” pipes will carry the water from the raw water intake in Lake Houston to the Northeast Water Purification Plant facility. The new pipes will run alongside the current pipeline.
Raw Water Intake
A key aspect of the project includes the design and construction of a new raw water facility, which includes an advanced three-level intake, pumping, and conveyance to withdraw water from Lake Houston and deliver it through the pipeline to the treatment facilities located about 1.5 miles from Lake Houston.