Projects and Programs


St. John has many Utility projects which are either completed or underway, including but not limited to:

Project Type Consultant/Contractor Project Description Status
Water Environmental Engineering Services/Mitchell Contracting Inc. Upgrading altitude valves on four towers on the East Bank. Complete
Water TBD/TBD Expand Lions Water Treatment Plant to increase capacity by 3 millions gallons per day (gpd) Conceptual Design Under Review
Water BKI/TBD Lower the suction line at the Lions Water Plant Pump House Design
Water C.J. Savoie Consultants/WGS Contractors Inc. Cross connection to the St. Charles Parish Water System to allow water to LaPlace residents during emergencies Complete
Water SJBP Emergency Plan to maintain water service from Ruddock Water Plant to LaPlace residents. Complete
Water Ronald Boudreaux, Inc. /AllStar Electric Installing automatic switch gear to Edgard Water Plant generator system Complete
Water C.J. Savoie Consultants/Lawson & Bonnet Construction Co. Upgrading Lucy and Wallace Water Tower Altitude valves Complete
Water Industrial Analyzer Services, Inc. Upgrading telemetry at the Reverse Osmosis Unit and Lions Water Plant in Reserve Conceptual Design
Water Digital Engineering & Imaging Study recommendations by the Water Infrastructure Team Conceptual Design Complete
Water Gremillion Mechanical Inc. Install backflow prevention on all parish buildings Complete
Water C.J. Savoie Consultants/Boh Bros Construction Co. Upgraded distribution system and control systems at the Edgard Water Plant Complete
Water SJBP/Dee's Fabricators Repairs to 250,000 gallon tank at Lions Water Plant    Complete
Water Grinder Drilling Replacement of #2 Well Pump & Video Well Casing Complete
Water    EES/Grady-Crawford Contractors Install 12 inch line under MS River to connect Edgard and Lyons Water systems In Progress
Water    In-House/Thorton Musso Bellemi Install automatic chlorine booster pump station in Pleasure Bend to maintain proper chlorine residuals in the area In Progress
Water C.J. Savoie/In-house Install equalization line between two water tanks at the Edgard Plant Design
Water C.J. Savoie Consultants/Fleming Construction Remove old booster station at DuPont curve and reconnected water lines between Reserve and LaPlace at the DuPont curve Complete
Water C.J. Savoie Consultants/Fleming Construction Install bypass line on Ruddock Station #1 to allow for continued water services during emergencies and weather events Complete
Wastewater Burk-Kleinpeter, Inc/ICE Install telemetry on 50 liftstations Design
Wastewater Professional Engineering Company/Durr Construction Install collection system at Airport Road In Progress
Wastewater TBD/TBD Expand River Road Wastewater Treatment Plant TBD
Wastewater TBD/TBD Converting retention pond to oxidation pond in Reserve TBD
Wastewater SJBP/Bips & Son Upgrades to the East 23rd lift stations Complete
Wastewater C.J. Savoie Consultants/Fleming Installing submersible pumps at 12 lift stations on the East Bank In Progress
Wastewater PEC/BLD, Inc. Inflow/Infiltration Project in Reserve Area - Point to Point repairs and lining cracked wastewater lines of inflow/infiltration repair work in the Reserve area Complete
Wastewater   PEC/Gulf Coast Underground Manhole restoration on the westbank of St. John the Baptist Parish In Progress
Wastewater C. J. Savoie Consultants/ Mixson Utility Service, LLC Four Sewer Force Main Extension Project   Complete
Wastewater Compliance Environmental Services   Closed Circuit Videoing lines & testing on Westbank In Progress


The Parish has initiated or revised many programs, including but not limited to:

  • Backflow Prevention Program
  • Amendment to the Wastewater Non Domestic Program.
  • Ongoing smoke testing for leaks in the wastewater collection system
  • Working with sugar cane farmers to utilize fertilizer from the dried sludge parish system.
  • Ongoing repairs to faulty water meters parish-wide