Friday, July 9, 2010

Golfing for Habitat for Humanity

Michael Graves, Garver's Oklahoma Water Group Leader, participated in a golf tournament in support of Claremore's Habitat for Humanity chapter. Graves (center of picture) hit the links with City of Claremore Utilities staff and 60 other players at Heritage Hills Golf Course with proceeds benefiting the non-profit humanitarian group.

"We've had the privilege of working with the City of Claremore for nearly a decade to help provide sustainable solutions for their water and wastewater infrastructure," Graves said. "It's nice to have the opportunity to give back to the communities we are fortunate to work with."

Garver's Oklahoma Water Group, recently completed design and permitting for Claremore's new biological nutrient removal wastewater treatment plant. Garver is currently providing daily project administration, inspection, operator training, and plant start-up services during construction. Upon completion of the improvements, the city is expected to gain much-needed wastewater treatment capacity and meet more stringent water quality requirements. The program costs of the improvements is nearly $20 million.

Additionally, Garver has completed a Water Master Plan to assess water infrastructure and determine future drinking water supply and production capacity needs for the next 50 years. Garver is assisting Claremore move forward with recommendations from the plan.


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