Osceola Rural Water System
May City, IA
- Approximately 56 miles of rural pipeline ranging from 2″ through 12″ diameter.
- Over 12,000 linear feet of trenchless installation.
- Public right-of-way utilized for almost 8 miles of installation.
- County approval for pipeline occupancy of public right-of-way
- Coordination with landowners for repair of private drain tile
- Multiple BNSF railroad crossing
Osceola County Rural Water is a regional water provider whose service territory footprint covers an extensive four county area and over 1,200 square miles in Northwest Iowa. The water system’s continual growth eventually led to water use demands that could not be met by the existing distribution system. Using a calibrated hydraulic model, DGR identified numerous areas of the system needing pipeline improvements to maintain pressure. Additionally, the capacity of originally constructed transmission main had been depleted over the years.
The resulting 56-mile pipeline project was designed, permitted, bid, installed, and started up in less than two years from the project’s inception. The pipeline improvements will serve to accommodate Osceola County Rural Water’s ever growing water demands well into the future.
- Electrical Power
DGR engineers helped L&O Power Cooperative improve communications on its electric transmission system using existing transmission lines, fiber and underground fiber line.
Rock Rapids, IA
Treatment Plant & Well Exploration
DGR Engineering worked closely with OCRWS to design a new Water Treatment Plant to target iron and manganese removal from a shallow groundwater source near the site.
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.
Redwood Falls, MN
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.
Sioux City, IA
Wastewater Treatment Facility
The new plant, rated for 5.3 million gallons per day (MGD) peak day, doubles the capacity of its predecessor.
Planning started with site plan design for the new facility to offer maximum exposure to traffic on Highway 75.
Rock Rapids, IA