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The City of Huntsville is one step closer to improving water pressure throughout the city, as a part of Bond Proposition 3 that citizens approved in 2016.
The 2.5-million-gallon steel bowl was lifted into place on June 21 and will rest on top of a 130-foot tall concrete pedestal. Crews then worked to secure the bowl with a concrete ring beam, seal, paint and place the top on the tank. The City logo will be featured on the bowl. Work is still ongoing, with a completion date set for November 2019.
Construction of the new lower pressure plane pump station and 2-million gallon ground storage tank is also underway at the corner of Highways 30 and 19. A replacement pump station is also be constructed at the Palm Street Water Plant, with water transmission mains to connect all the new structures and stations are simultaneously underway.
For more details on the Bond Proposition progress and more, log on to HuntsvilleTx.gov/Bond. There is an interactive GIS map that details ongoing work for all three bonds passed. For more information, call 936-291-5400.