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About the Customer

Company: VR Concrete

Project Location: Biddeford, Maine

Formwork Specialist-New England

Matthew Taylor, EFCO Territory Manager
Lou Szabo, EFCO Sr. Field Supervisor
Joel Lindberg, EFCO Engineer

Project Requirements

Construction of Water Treatment Facility

The Saco River Water Treatment Facility is a 37,000 ft2 (3,440 m2) building, which includes a Raw Water Pumping Station, Chemical Room, Process Area, Filtration and Flocculation Area.

The concrete structure will become a 20-million gallon (76-million liters) water treatment facility providing drinking water to coastal municipalities in York County serving 50,000 people and allows for future expansion to serve neighboring water systems in Southern Maine.

Formwork Used

E-Z DECK®

E-BEAM® & SUPER STUD®

Z-BEAM®

Project Overview

Forming and Shoring for Concrete Construction

The $50 Million Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility is scheduled to become operational in 2022 and will replace the existing water treatment facility, which has served Southern Maine communities of Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Scarborough since 1884. VR Concrete, Inc. has pushed full steam ahead to successfully form, shore and place concrete for the Pump Room, Process Area, Chemical Room, Filtration and Flocculation Areas.

Customer Benefits

Safety On The Jobsite

The E-Z DECK shoring system known for it’s rigidity and versatility while also providing a safe working deck for crew members during the concrete placement.

Project Specific Shoring Solution

EFCO’s Field Service provided on-site coordination of the construction process, which proved to be very effective. EFCO’s engineering support was superior and played a big role throughout each phase of the project’s success.

EFCO’s global network of sales and logistic locations

The construction schedule was on time and communication flowed well with respect to equipment deliveries and returns.

Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility, Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility, Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility, Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility, Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility, Biddeford, Maine
Saco River Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Biddeford, Maine
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