Harpeth Valley Utility District Project

Harpeth Valley Utility District Water Treatment Plant (HVUD WTP), located on the banks of the Cumberland River in Nashville, TN, provides water service to 16,500 customers in Fairview, Franklin and Brentwood. In 2012, when the water treatment plant’s maximum daily capacity was 51 million gallons per day, the treatment plant found that on peak water days, the demand was as high as 48 million gallons per day. It projected that customer demand would continue to increase.


Scope of the Project

To meet customer demand, the HVUD implemented the first of a four-phased water treatment plant expansion project, which increased the plant production capacity to 60 million gallons per day. This first phase of the project was a $30 million, multi-structure project that was constructed by award-winning general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie, based in Birmingham, AL. ( winner of the 2015 Contractor of the Year award).


Brasfield & Gorrie contracted with CIP to do all the commercial painting, which included painting interior walls, ductile pipes, structural steel for pre-engineered metal buildings; applying 100% volume solids epoxy to concrete floors, walls, and ceilings; and applying vinyl ester coating to the interior of concrete containments.

Weather Threatened to Slow Progress

The project was a fast-paced project that was started approximately 2 years ago. One challenge to completing the project on time was weather. It was necessary to heat buildings to continue pushing forward. CIP worked closely with Brasfield & Gorrie to advise them on the best methods for heating the buildings and the best places to find the necessary equipment.

A Successful Conclusion

This project was completed successfully because of the dedication and hard work of CIP employees and the partnership formed with the contractor Brasfield & Gorrie over the course of the job. CIP and B&G worked together as a team to meet the expectations of HVUD.