EL PICO SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

EL PICO SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

Laredo, Texas

The El Pico Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) is a 20MDG surface water treatment plant that extracts water from the Rio Grande River and distributes the potable water to the City of Laredo, Texas. The plant was engineered with an expandable infrastructure to eventually support up to an 80MGD capacity.

MEC constructed all the electrical systems for the plant, including:

  • Power & distribution equipment
  • Low-voltage raceway and cabling
  • Instrumentation & control system
  • Medium voltage equipment and cabling
  • Communication system
  • Security & fire alarm systems
  • Lightning protection for the plant

The systems required the installation of under & above ground conduit with associated supports & accessories, junction and pull boxes, electrical distribution equipment, panel boards, disconnects, 600V cable and building wire, instrumentation and control cable, 600V terminations and instrumentation and control cable terminations.