Construction Milestones and Timeline

We will post updates on important milestones and pictures of the project as it proceeds toward full completion in 2022.


September 11, 2019: CFPUA Board awards a $35.9 million contract to Adams-Robinson Enterprises Inc. for the construction of eight new deep-bed granular activated carbon (GAC) filters. The board also approved the sale of bonds to fund the project.


October 1, 2019: The North Carolina Local Government Commission is to consider approval of bond sale.

October 17, 2019: Anticipated date of sale of bonds. A portion of the proceeds ill fund the Sweeney upgrade project.

Sweeney New GAC Contactors - NORTHEAST AERIAL PERSPECTIVE (small)

November 2019: Contractor to receive notice to proceed on construction.

February 2022: The new filters are anticipated to come online as the project reaches substantial completion.

May 2022: Project reaches final completion.