Lime-Soda Ash Water Treatment Plant

The water supply and treatment system of the Village of Park Forest faced several issues. The existing treatment units at the Water Treatment Plant were old and overloaded, and their treatment effectiveness continued to deteriorate in spite of extensive maintenance. The most pressing issue was that the existing Water Treatment...


NATIONAL AWARD WINNER – Barium/Radium Removal Pretreatment System

The Village of Gilberts worked closely with Baxter & Woodman to develop an award-winning Pretreatment System for use at their water plant. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) placed limits on the concentration of barium discharged by the Village to the Waters of Illinois.  Simultaneously, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency(IEMA)– Division...


Prairie Road Reservoir Design and Reconstruction

The existing 100,000 gallon elevated Prairie Road Water Tower was damaged by fire during repainting.  Madison Water Utility retained Baxter & Woodman, Inc. to prepare a demolition plan and to design a new 400,000 gallon elevated tank that would also include up to 4 attached cellular towers and parking lot and...


Oak Street Water Main Lining

The Oak Street water main lining was part of a large transportation project. The Village of Glen Ellyn planned to replace about 2,200 feet of 6-inch diameter water main on Oak Street, from Western to Main Street. The water main in this area was from the 1960s decade and had...


Water System Interconnect

The water system interconnection between the Villages of Carpentersville and West Dundee is a great example of two communities finding a way to “help their neighbor” and work together for the benefit of both systems – increasing operating efficiency, improving safety, and saving both Villages millions of dollars. This water...