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Union County Public Works Awards Contract for Downtown Waxhaw Improvements

Posted on 03/13/17

Updating Wastewater System with New Pipes and Service Lines

MONROE, NC (March 13, 2017) -- Union County Public Works (UCPW) is taking steps to ensure that businesses in downtown Waxhaw will have a better, more reliable wastewater system.

The organization has awarded a contract to Harvest Environmental Services, Inc. for the rehabilitation and replacement of several old pipes and service lines in the area, many of which were installed in 1935. Their replacement is necessary due to overall pipe condition, serviceability, and modifications necessary to meet current regulations.

The project includes service to businesses on W. South Main Street between S. Providence and S. Church Street and an extension of sewer along King Street. Work is scheduled to be complete in October.

“Rehabilitation and replacement is a very important part of what Union County Public Works does to serve our residents,” said Scott Huneycutt, Director of Engineering for UCPW. “We want to provide our residents with the most safe and reliable service available. We’re proud to update Waxhaw with secure and dependable infrastructure.”

Harvest Environmental Services, Inc. is a specialty services corporation headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina. Harvest has expertise in performing a wide variety of civil and environmental services in the industrial, municipal, government, commercial and residential markets. The corporation was awarded $374,643.50 for the project, of which they had the lowest bid.

About Union County Public Works
Union County Public Works (UCPW) provides water supply, wastewater treatment, solid waste management and facilities management services to the unincorporated areas and many of the incorporated areas of Union County. UCPW is the water and wastewater utility service provider to all of the municipalities in Union with the exception of Monroe, Marshville, and Wingate. UCPW has nearly 120 employees and a total operating budget which is primarily funded through rates and fees charged for services. UCPW receives only a small portion of revenue from the tax supported general fund for the Facilities Management Division.

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Contact:
Brookes Versaggi
Community Relations Manager
Department of Public Works
500 North Main Street, Suite 600
Monroe, North Carolina 28112
brookes.versaggi@unioncountync.gov;