El Pico Surface Water Treatment Plant - Laredo, Texas
The El Pico Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) is a new 20MDG surface water treatment plant which extracts water from the Rio Grande River, and distributes the potable water to the City of Laredo, Texas. The plant has been engineered with an expandable infrastructure to eventually support up to an 80MGD capacity. Work began on the new plant in December 2011 and was completed in December 2013.
MEC constructed all the electrical systems for the plant, including:
The systems required the installation of under & above ground conduit with associated supports & accessories, junction and pull boxes, electrical distribution equipment, panel boards, disconnects, 600V cable and building wire, instrumentation and control cable, 600V terminations and instrumentation and control cable terminations.