McGill Associates Assists 10 Communities in Receiving Over 28 Million in Grant Funds

March 12, 2018

McGill Associates’ success of providing comprehensive services to communities continues. On February 28, 2018, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s State Water Infrastructure Authority Board approved the Fall 2017 funding decisions. McGill Associates developed and supported 10 municipalities and water authorities in securing a combination of 15 grants, loans, and principal forgiveness loans, totaling $28,451,340 – equaling 11.67% of the total funds available. READ MORE »

McGill Associates’ 2018 Spring Bass Tournament

February 13, 2018

Join us on Friday, April 27th, for McGill Associates’ 17th Annual Spring Bass Tournament. The headquarters of the tournament will be located at the City of Lenoir Water Treatment Facility and the launch site will be the NC Wildlife boat ramp. Prizes will be awarded to winning participants after the weigh-in, and a barbecue meal will be provided after the tournament. We are looking forward to a great day of fun and fishing. Please contact… READ MORE »

McGill Aerial Photo Wins 1st Place NC AWWA-WEA Award

January 5, 2018

Chris Jordan, PLS and UAS Pilot, in our Asheville office was awarded 1st place in the Structures Category of the 2017 NC AWWA-WEA photography competition. His aerial photo of the City of Asheville’s North Fork Dam and Burnett Reservoir Water Treatment Plant was taken in advance of the upcoming dam re-shaping and renovations by Phillips & Jordan, Inc. Thank you to the City of Asheville for allowing the flight and congratulations for its 1st place… READ MORE »

McGill Helps Town of Marshall with Emergency Repairs

January 4, 2018

McGill Associates assisted the Town of Marshall with permanent repairs to the Redmon Road sewer force main. Repairs were completed in record time to return service prior to the Christmas holiday. Heavy rains on October 28th resulted in a rupture of the sewer force main under the French Broad River. The town secured an emergency loan from the Division of Water Infrastructure for repairs. The short notice repair was a team effort – Faith Underground… READ MORE »

McGill Aids in Renovation of NC School for the Deaf Gym

December 13, 2017

McGill worked with Mathews Architecture to renovate the Western North Carolina School for the Deaf gym, built in 1924, which had been unused for decades. The renovation transformed it into a space for therapy and education that includes a sensory gym, audiology suite, and recreational gym. All meet special lighting and acoustical standards for the deaf population. READ MORE »

City of Asheville and McGill Host Water Line Meeting

September 8, 2017

The City of Asheville, T&K Utilities, Inc., and McGill Associates hosted a public information meeting August 15, covering the Phase 2 McGill-designed water lines in Enka-Candler and Emma to improve public health and safety by replacing undersized and aging water lines and installing fire hydrants. The City of Asheville is replacing 20 miles of water lines, inside and outside of the City, under its current Neighborhood Enhancement Projects. READ MORE »

Multiple McGill Clients Surpass Federal and State Drinking Water Standards

May 10, 2017

The N.C. Division of Water Resources recently honored 51 water treatment plants for exceeding federal and state drinking water standards in 2016, 20 of which are some of McGill Associates’ longtime clients. Though all drinking water systems must meet strict state and federal drinking water standards, the following list of McGill Associates’ clients demonstrated a more rigorous set of drinking water performance goals. READ MORE »

City of Oxford Celebrates 2017 North Carolina Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan

May 3, 2017

The City of Oxford was successful in securing funding from DWI for significant water and sewer system replacement projects. The water project will replace approximately 35,000 linear feet of 2-inch through 8-inch aged water lines dating back to 1905. The sewer project will replace approximately 25,000 linear feet of 8-inch through 15-inch aged gravity sewers, reducing infiltration and inflow into the sewer system. Both projects are funded by a combination of grants and loans provided… READ MORE »