Groundbreaking of a $12.2 million reservoir project for the City of South Pasadena took place last Saturday morning.
City and state officials were on hand at 2225 El Molino Avenue in San Marino for monumental event.
The new 1.2 million-gallon Graves Reservoir and Treatment System will become a key part of the city’s water delivery infrastructure upon completion in 2020.
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Representatives from the media and community members joined the dignitaries at Saturday’s special 10 a.m. event at 2225 El Molino Avenue in South Pasadena’s neighboring city.The City of South Pasadena is aggressively improving its infrastructure, including streets, gutters, sidewalks and reservoirs. The Garfield Reservoir Replacement Project was recently completed following 27 months of construction.
The project included demolition of the existing reservoir and appurtenances, demolition of the existing pump station, construction of new reservoirs and all appurtenances, construction of a pump station and construction of a new 11,314 square foot, two-story building inclusive of garage and storage rooms.
Much of existing structure is dilapidated and will be demolished