Potable Water Supply: Gardner, Kansas

The City of Gardner, Kansas has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the state of Kansas, with its population more than doubling in the past ten years. When sufficient water supply became an issue for the community, they turned to us for a solution that would accommodate this and future growth. Our work with the community over the years includes developing a second source of water at nearby Hillsdale Lake, updating Gardner’s Water System Study, and recently designing an expansion for the Hillsdale Lake intake and treatment plant, with the existing facilities remaining in service during construction. The expansion was done as a design build project to shorten the project development period.

Project Quick Facts

  • Gardner awarded “Best Tasting Water in Kansas” recognition after plant expansion.
  • Gardner population doubled in size over ten-year period.
  • Hillsdale Lake facility remained in service while construction of expansion took place.