Preventing Microbial Damage, Saving Money

To prevent sewer overflows, the Sanitary District of Hammond, in Hammond, Indiana (population 80,000, part of the Chicago metro area) installed new detention ponds in one of its wastewater treatment plants, and also needed to build a new structure to serve those ponds. A large structure; “We’re building 1,700 feet of 11’6” by 10’6" concrete box to bring combined storm and sanitary waste from existing culverts to the new ponds,” says Marty Zurbriggen, general manager at Ellas Construction Company, Inc.

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