• An addition to the Belle Chasse Water Treatment Plant on Cuevas Road will be constructed in this empty lot next to the UV treatment system opened in 2015. The addition will increase the facility’s capacity from 6 million to 8 million gallons per day. Ph
  • One of four UV treatment systems at the Belle Chasse Water Treatment Plant. Photo by Jason Browne

Water treatment upgrades, electric meters on their way

Plaquemines Parish is doing something rare to its water treatment systems.

Robert Morgan, Plaquemines manager for Inframark, the company contracted to operate the parish’s water treatment systems, has worked in water management all over the country, from Tulsa to Atlanta. Water infrastructure is being ignored nationwide he said, which makes the fact that Plaquemines is making major upgrades to two facilities at once, all while installing a new metering system, “unheard of.”

“Plaquemines is doing darn good to do two plants at one time,” said Morgan.



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