Client:
City oF Edgerton

Edgerton, MN

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Key Experience:

  • Water System Evaluation Report
  • Cost Comparisons

Connection to L-P Rural Water

For over 20 years Edgerton has been discussing a connection to Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water (LPRW).  The current Council wanted an outside opinion to evaluate all alternatives and to provide a recommendation.  These alternatives included expanding their existing well field, connecting to LPRW for 100% of their demand or blending with LPRW.  DGR completed a preliminary engineering report that met all the requirements for Rural Development.  In fact, this report is being used as an example for other communities to use.  This report evaluated the most cost-effective long-term solution for their water system. This included determining the cost of production to compare between the sources.  Ultimately, the City decided to connect to LPRW.  This was not the most cost-effective solution.  However, the non-monetary factors such as the long-term viability of the aquifer and water quality steered the decision to blend the City’s water with LPRW.

 

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Site Development

DGR Engineering (DGR) worked with the City and the project architect for all aspects of the project including topographic survey, site design, construction survey, construction observation and administration.

Site Development
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Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

The project was bid and came in under budget. Manhole lids were raised to provide better access in some areas, and rehabilitation of the sewer system was completed to give another 50 years of life to the City’s much-needed infrastructure.

Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
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Wastewater Treatment Facility

MBBR technology was chosen based on cost, operational flexibility and most importantly, limited land availability.

Wastewater Treatment Facility
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Floodplain Analysis

DGR employed a Geographic Information System (GIS) in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to first determine the 100-year flood elevations and delineate the floodway boundaries.

Floodplain Analysis
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Distribution Conversion

Due to concerns with the age and condition of the structures, along with safety clearances to energized equipment and conductors, a project was undertaken to replace the old infrastructure with new underground lines and associated padmount equipment.

Distribution Conversion
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Street & Utility Improvements

Morningside Avenue was reconstructed totaling approximately 1,300 linear feet. The project included new sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer, fiber conduits, decorative street lighting, and 9-inch concrete paving with colored concrete sidewalks.

Street & Utility Improvements
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