Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Salida Wastewater Treatment Facility wins 2013 Wastewater System of the Year

Salida Wastewater Treatment Facility wins 2013 Wastewater System of the Year

The City of Salida’s Wastewater Treatment Facility received the 2013 Colorado Waste Water System of the Year Award from the Colorado Rural Water Association on February 5, 2014 at the Colorado Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference. The award comes on the heels of the completion of the … more »

The treatment plant is at the ground level.

New Technology at Salida WWTP

Exciting things are happening at the Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant. Recently, wastewater treatment plant staff tested the blowers and air headers in the newly constructed Activated Sludge Basins. Randy Sack, plant manager, said they ran 700,000 gallons of water through the  tanks to make sure the tanks are holding water and that the aeration system works […]

City Requests Bids for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

The City of Salida will accept separate sealed bids at City Hall through 10:00 AM on July 15, 2011 for the upgrade of the regional wastewater treatment facility. At that time, such sealed bids will be opened and read aloud. City Hall is located at 448 E 1st Street, Suite 112. This project consists of […]

Wastewater Safety Award, Project Update

The City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant Project has been advertised for bids. A mandatory pre-bid meeting was held at 10:00 A.M. on November 5, 2010 at City Hall and then at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  There were 7 contractors in attendance, with a total of 24 people.  Bids will be received by the City […]

Advertisement for bids – 2.7 MGD Wastewater Treatment Facility

Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Salida for the construction of a 2.7 MGD Wastewater Treatment Facility. Please note that the City issued an addendum to this request for bids on November 12th to extend the deadline until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 9th at which time the sealed bids will … more […]

Public Hearing: Debt Issuance for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade

A public hearing will be held during the City Council Meeting on September 21, 2010 regarding the financing of a major upgrade to the wastewater treatment facility. Please see more information under the “Projects” section of this website. more »

USDA Rural Development Awards Funding for Wastewater Treatment Plant

Colorado Rural Development State Director Jim Isgar will be in Salida September 9 to award the City with a $14,719,000 loan and grant combination for their wastewater treatment plant.  “This system will provide a long term solution for both Poncha Springs and Salida and allow the two communities to create a more economical and efficient system,” […]

Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact

The USDA has determined that the City’s proposal for upgrading the wastewater treatment facility will not have a significant effect on the environment.

Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency regulations, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment that evaluated the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposed waste water treatment facility upgrade. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

WasteWater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Status of Wastewater Plant Upgrade The Salida WWTP has received site application approval from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. SGM the cities engineers along with Finance Manager Jan Schmidt and Administrator Jack Lewis are currently working with USDA Rural Development to obtain financing for the project which will include a combination of low […]