Minford Area Regional Sanitary Sewer System
Scioto County, OH
EMH&T worked with Scioto County Board of Commissioners and Sanitary Engineers to develop a regional sewer system to serve 1,340 customers in four previously unsewered towns, and the semi rural neighborhoods between them. Our Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) provided design layouts, construction cost estimates, and present worth analysis for a variety of centralized and decentralized collection and treatment techniques. The PER was used to recommend a project budget and funding plan. Our PER, supporting Environmental Report, and Cultural Resources Investigation was reviewed and approved by the USDA’s State Engineers and Environmental Specialist, as well as the Ohio Historical Preservation Office. The document was used as a tool by the USDA Hillsboro Office to apply for and secure a $15 million grant from the Washington office of USDA Rural Development, and a $15 million low interest loan from the State of Ohio office of Rural Development. The final design phase of the project included approximately 30 miles of pipeline, and five large regional pumping stations. Construction was completed in 2015.