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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: March 11, 2011

Project Name: Nelson Flanders WTP and Pipelines
Year in Operation: 2006
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Water
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: Design and construction of a new greenfield conventional surface water treatment plant and raw and treated water pipelines. Facilities included a 100 acre-foot terminal reservoir, new raw water blending and flow control facility, treatment residuals drying beds. The project implemented using two separate design-build contracts, one contract for the water treatment facilities and one contract for the raw and treated water pipelines.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build Finance Operate Maintain
Is the project still active: Yes

Project Locations

Address: 13212 North 53rd Street
City: Longmont
Country: United States of America

Address: 13212 North 53rd Street
City: Longmont
State: Colorado
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: The public sponsor acquired all permanent easements and land for the project prior to construction of pipelines.
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance: Environmental Impact Assessment through Boulder County required prior to final project approval for both the water treatment plant and pipeline project. Wildlife mitigation and endangered species investigations conducted for both projects.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The city was the public sponsor for the project using a combination of cash on hand, state revolving loans and water revenue bonds to finance the project

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Checkbox Checked

Direct Cash Support: The balance of the funding (approximately $32 million) was provided through cash on hand

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Checkbox Checked

Credit Enhancements: Approximately $15-million provided through state revolving loans and $4-million provided through water revenue bonds

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction
Owner’s (City of Longmont) standard contract modified for design-build 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: March 11, 2011
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
< $200 Million US
< $200 Million US


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