St. Bernard Parish Government breaks ground on a new water plant
05.25.12 | Parish President David Peralta led the groundbreaking ceremonies of the parish’s new water treatment plant. The 12 MGD water plant will supply all potable water to the water distribution system for the entire parish. This is a joint venture with Engineering firms Burk Kleinpeter, Inc., Black & Veatech and H. Davis Cole & Associates and contractor Morgan Contracting, Inc. The water plant which is fully funded by Community Development Block Grant funds will cost $22,000,000.00 and is expected to be completed by March, 2014.
Pictured in groundbreaking: Steve Lombardo, Water & Sewer Superintendent of Plant Operations; Joseph “T-Bo” Lanclos, Water & Sewer Network Superintendent; Hillary Nunez , Director of Public Works; Jimmy Seal, H. Davis Cole & Associates, LLC Project Manager; David E. Peralta, Parish President; Ray Lauga, Councilman District A; Donald Bourgeois, Executive Assistant to the President, Recovery Manager; David Martin, H. Davis Cole & Associates, LLC Engineer; Douglas Landry, CDM Smith Recovery Administrator; H. Davis Cole, Owner of H. Davis Cole & Associates, LLC; Andrew Becker, Recovery Department CDBG Project Manager and Keith Lagrange, Department of Public Works Resident Inspector.