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In September 2008, under the Department of Defense’s Utility Privatization Program, American Water was awarded ownership and a 50-year contract for the operations and maintenance of the water and wastewater distribution and collection systems and treatment facilities at Fort Polk in Leesville, Louisiana.
Our responsibilities include system capital investment, regulatory and environmental compliance, planning, asset recapitalization, and long term operations and maintenance. The potable water distribution system consists of ground water supply, treatment, storage, and piping. There are twenty active wells supplying water through a network of 100 miles of pipe and being stored in 20 elevated and ground tanks with a combined capacity of 7 million gallons.
The wastewater collection system includes two wastewater treatment plants with a capacity of 1.4 and 3.8 million gallons per day (MGD) both serviced by 82 miles of pipe. The water and wastewater systems at Fort Polk serve a population of approximately 100,000.
Vendor Information & Forms
Division 1 - General Requirements
Division 3 - Concrete
Division 5 - Metals
Division 9 - Finishes
Division 22 - Plumbing
Division 26 - Electrical
Division 31 - Earthwork
Division 32 - Exterior Improvements
Division 33 - Utilities
Military Services Group Design Guide (July 2017)
2017 Revision Log (current as of July 2017)
For more information about the Military Services Group Standard Specifications and Details, please contact Preethy Dileepkumar, Project Engineer, 570-793-6507.