On Dec. 18, the Eastern Municipal Water District’s Sanderson Lift Station Septage Receiving Pit experienced a failure due to the delamination of the lining which protects the concrete structure. On Aug. 5, the EMWD board voted 5-0 to award National Coating and Lining Company a $93,918 contract to recoat the receiving pit and wet well.
The board action authorized a cost of $144,000 for the project. The full amount will cover staff labor, inspection services and contingencies as well as the contract.
The Sanderson Lift Station Septage Receiving Pit is on Sanderson Avenue in San Jacinto. The receiving pit, which includes a wet well, was constructed in 2004. Commercial septage haulers offload septage into the receiving pit where it is ground up and then pumped by the Sanderson Lift Sta