Project Title & Description
Congressionally Mandated Projects
The Cherokee/Murphy Wastewater System Improvements project consist of: the replacement or slip-lining of sections of sewer along US Highway 74-19/129 corridor, the rehabilitation or replacement of manholes, the upgrade of a 4-inch force main to a 6-inch force main, replacement of a 10-inch sewer line on Conaheeta Street with an 18-inch sewer, wastewater treatment plant improvements which includes conversion of an existing digestor basin into an additional chlorine contact basin, construction of a new chlorination building and the conversion of an abandoned tank into a sludge digestor, and upgrading pumps, blowers and walkways. This project is located in the Hiwassee River watershed, United States Geologic Survey Cataloging Unit Code 06020002. A categorical exclusion was issued for this project April 2009.