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Sandyville Pump Station #3 Gets a Reliable Upgrade!

For over 40 years, the Tuscarawas County Metropolitan Sewer District (“TCMSD”) has relied on a dedicated pump station for the community of Sandyville to move wastewater to the Sandyville/East Sparta WWTP. While faithful, the old station was starting to show its age. That's why we're excited to announce the completion of a modernized and resilient pump station!

This upgrade features several key advancements:

Submersible Pump System: The original wet well was adapted to house a submersible pump system, offering greater efficiency and reliability.

Enhanced Flood Protection: Situated within the backwater of the Bolivar dam, the new elevated control platform ensures crucial controls are always above the spillway level. All components below the spillway are designed to withstand submergence, providing peace of mind during high water events.

Improved Performance: The modernized system delivers enhanced flow capacity and operational efficiency, ensuring smooth and reliable wastewater transfer for years to come.

We're proud to have completed this project with significant funding from an Ohio Public Works Commission grant, showcasing our commitment to responsible infrastructure investment. The project's total cost of $349,755 included a grant contribution of $308,284, demonstrating our ability to leverage external resources for the benefit of our community.

This upgraded pump station isn't just about pipes and pumps – it's about peace of mind for TCMSD residents. Knowing our wastewater system is modern, reliable, and flood-resilient allows us to focus on the things that matter most – enjoying our vibrant community and protecting our environment.

Join us in celebrating this vital upgrade! We're confident it will serve the area well for decades to come.