Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant

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Class One Shift Leader Brian Edwards (left) sits in the control room where he monitors the computer systems over the machinery that operates the plant at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Operations Manager Robbie Mobley walks down steps from the reservoirs to the area where new filters 11 through 17 are seen at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Operations Manager Robbie Mobley stands in the filter gallery, which is underneath filters 11 through 17, at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Restrictions are set on the Fluoride Room at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Assistant Plant Manager Allen Elliott stands in the mixed water room at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A raw water pipe is seen in the mixed water room at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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The controls are seen for an aluminum sulfate feed pump at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Operations Manager Robbie Mobley walks by one of the first basins at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Assistant Plant Manager Allen Elliott walks near one of seven sedimentation basins at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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The Highland Avenue water tower is seen near the two reservoirs at the water treatment plant off Highland Avenue on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. The reservoirs combined hold 125 million gallons of water. Sara Caldwellstaff

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