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Chubbuck Well #6, Tank, and Booster Station

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Keller Associates completed a comprehensive planning study for the City of Chubbuck’s drinking water system. As a result of the capital improvements plan, the City proceeded forward with a new well, tank and booster station facility. Prior to completing the improvements, the City was unable to meet redundant source capacity and fell short on storage capacity. This facility provides the necessary pumping capacity required in the growing northwest portion of the City. Keller Associates provided the predesign, design, construction administration, and construction observation services for the City’s Well #6 Water Tank, Booster Station and Well House Facilities.

Cost: $3,400,000

Project features:

  • A new 2,200 GPM vertical turbine groundwater well housed in a CMU well house
  • An automatic tablet chlorination system
  • A 1.5 MG cast-in-place partially buried concrete tank
  • An exposed tank roof to be incorporated into an expanded Espie Park Water Education Center for the public
  • An 1,100 square foot CMU booster station with an attached 1,100 square foot covered pavilion located directly on top of the tank
  • Three VFD-controlled vertical turbine booster pumps with a combined capacity range of 300 GPM to 4,200 GPM
  • Fully-automatic 550 kW standby generator
  • SCADA system
  • Funding and grant administration which included Davis Bacon and American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements