New water treatment plant on track to go to bid in February
November 9, 2022
The design for Wrangell’s new water treatment plant, which will improve water quality and accommodate potential population growth, is over halfway complete.
During an Oct. 25 borough assembly work session, DOWL engineers reported that the project is on track to accept construction bids by February 2023 and that the bidding window will likely last for six weeks. “If we have a longer bid window, we’re more likely to get more than one contractor interested,” said engineer Chase Nelson. “We get bids in, we evaluate them and we have to make the selection based on the lowest bid.”
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