Kleinhenz added, “The hardness (of the water) probably isn’t going to change much. That’s more a condition of using ground water. Some new filters hopefully will remove more of the rust and iron.”
The water treatment plant building caused a closure of the main parking lot at Arbuckle Acres, and Waggoner said challenges were just part of the project.
“Our main challenge was that the facility is in such a tight place and it’s at a public park, so you had to guard against little kids and citizens walking over to it,” he said. “We also ran into a lot of utilities underground that we didn’t know about.”