The City of Gastonia’s Two Rivers Utilities Division hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 5 to mark the completion of a new sewer pump station in Belmont, NC. The Armstrong Ford Pump Station project is part of the City of Gastonia’s planned water and sewer improvements for southeast Gaston County.
“The Armstrong Ford sewer pump station and the associated sewer lines that were installed as part of this project, are the first phase of the City’s expansion to serve the undeveloped southeast area of Gaston County with sewer,” said Brian Potocki, Director of Public Utilities for the City of Gastonia. “This was a critical infrastructure project to support and serve continued growth in the County.”
The Armstrong Ford Regional Pump Station will eventually convey 18 million gallons of waste water per day. It is a state-of-the-art facility with a modern computer control system and equipment to eliminate odors to ensure the City is a good neighbor. Wastewater that is gathered at this location is pumped to the City’s Eagle Road wastewater treatment plant in Cramerton, NC and its completion allows decommissioning of the aged Baltimore Pump Station.
Preliminary construction work has begun on the second phase of sewer expansion to serve the southeast Gaston County.
Left to Right: Gastonia Councilman Robert Kellogg, Town of Cramerton Commissioner Richard Atkinson, Gastonia Mayor Walker E. Reid, Town of Cramerton Mayor Nelson Wills, Gastonia Councilwoman Jennifer Stepp