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Aug 19

Crews Lay About 150,000 Pounds of Reinforcing Steel for the Aeration Basin’s Foundation

Posted on August 19, 2019 at 8:15 AM by Roxana Morales

Progress continues at the Sterling Natural Resource Center construction site. As the installation of the influent pump station's walls continues, crews are simultaneously laying the aeration basin’s foundation. 

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The Sterling Natural Resource Center will have basins that when combined, are larger than a football field which will need approximately 150,000 pounds of reinforcing steel.

Aeration Basin foundation installation

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Aeration Basin foundation installation3

Reinforcing steel ensures the foundation’s concrete structure keeps its shape and is able to support the anticipated weight of the facility. 

Watch construction progress by tuning in at eastvalley.org/SNRC