Reclaimed Water System Master Plan, Statesboro, GA

Reuse Water System for a University & Municipality

This project consisted of Hussey Gay Bell developing a master plan for the extension of utility services to the new southwest campus area. This master plan included an evaluation of reuse water for irrigation areas and the existing and proposed application rates by Georgia Southern University. This master plan reviewed various sites on the University campus for irrigation, the water demand projects, the storage and irrigation demands of each potential site. The second part of this project was working with the City of Statesboro to identify how best to deliver, route and store reuse water to not only the University, but also to other potential customers. This project provided master planning for both a university campus and a municipality to identify potential reuse customers, water demands and how best to develop infrastructure to serve these reuse sites. This project required an understanding of the reuse water rate of production from the City of Statesboro’s wastewater treatment plant, hydraulic modeling to determine the distribution route and storage options for both the City, University and future customers.

This project ultimately has resulted in the design and construction of a reuse water pump station, hydropnuematic tank and distribution force main. Hussey Gay Bell designed this infrastructure, along with the necessary electrical and instrumentation to provide for a viable system that meets the needs of all parties and is readily expandable for future customers. This reuse water distribution system currently irrigates the Georgia Southern University football stadium and soccer complex. Expansion is planned for two multi-family housing developments adjacent to the University, as well as a community driving range. Hussey Gay Bell has also recently replaced the City’s existing sand filters with AquaDisk filters for an increased reuse water capacity of 10 MGD.

Reclaimed Water System Master Plan
Statesboro, GA

With an increased reuse water capacity of 10 MGD, the City of Statesboro’s Reclaimed Water System Master Plan & Designs project offers a reuse water system for not only a municipality, but also a university.

Hussey Gay Bell's Status Re: COVID-19

Dear Clients, Industry Partners and Friends of the Firm:

Throughout Hussey Gay Bell’s 62-year history, we have seen times of prosperity and times of struggle. The common denominator during these six decades has been our commitment to our clients, employees and the communities in which we serve. As we now face the COVID-19 crisis, this resolve is no less diminished. 

Currently our offices in Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Atlanta, Nashville and Statesboro are open and operating, per jurisdictional guidelines. Our leadership team continues to monitor the fluid COVID-19 situation and has adopted new procedures within our offices to ensure the health and well-being of Hussey Gay Bell's greatest asset - our employees and associates. We are adhering to recommendations from the CDC and limiting face-to-face interactions, restricting non-essential travel, and utilizing video conferencing and other smart technologies for communications. We have also developed contingency plans so that we remain in a position of strength to continue our projects remotely, if and when needed, for the weeks and months to come. 

While the typical way we interact with you may be temporarily disrupted, we remain resolute in our dedication to providing the same level of exceptional service you deserve. Thank you for the continued trust you have placed in Hussey Gay Bell for all of these years. We are committed to a high level of service to you, despite these difficult times. We will all emerge from this crisis stronger and more resilient.

Stay safe!


G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE

Hussey Gay Bell CEO & Chairman