The City of Tacoma’s Electrical Distribution System Replacement Project will modernize the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant’s entire electrical distribution system, which is over 40-years old. The project will improve the reliability and redundancy of the facility’s primary electrical power. This will reduce the risk of plant failure and improve worker safety.
- Reduces the risk of a plant failure which would result in untreated wastewater spilling into the Puyallup River.
- Improves worker safety by upgrading equipment that is outdated.
- Saves the City of Tacoma an estimated $2.5 million from financing with a WIFIA loan compared to to typical market financing.
- City of Tacoma Sewer Utility (PDF)(1 pg, 249 K)