Construction of the new St. Marys Water Treatment Plant began on August 6, 2018, with the construction of a parking pad. The ground breaking ceremony was held on Friday, August 10th and was officiated by St. Marys Mayor, Patrick McGowan. Also in attendance was Ohio’s 82nd District Representative, Craig Riedel, along with representatives from Peterson Construction Company, Jones and Henry Engineers, and various City officials.
The new plant will be located at the intersection of SR66a and Koop Road and is expected to be completed in about twenty months. The cost of the plant is approximately 18 million dollars.