Project Name: Upper Proctor Creek Water Quality Facility
Proctor Creek flows through downtown Atlanta and discharges into the Chattahoochee River. The water quality within Proctor Creek is monitored regularly, and elevated levels of suspended solids and bacteria have been measured that are likely due to runoff, erosion, and sanitary sewer overflows.
In 2013, the Urban Waters Federal Partnership designated Proctor Creek to be a priority Urban Waters location. The Partnership works to improve coordination among federal and local agencies to improve the watershed, with particular focus on actions that lead economic, social, and ecological revitalization. DWM has taken on the leadership role for the revitalization of Upper Proctor Creek, where remedial actions would provide the greatest overall benefit. The purpose of this project is to improve water quality in Proctor Creek and downstream surface waters.
The scope of this project includes:
• Providing off-line enhanced treatment consisting of a wet pond and treatment equipment
• Reducing concentrations of contaminants
• Provides aesthetic and amenity benefits to the local community
• Improves water quality in Proctor Creek
• Provides an amenity that will support local economic development
Project Type: Watershed Protection Project Start: 06/2016 Proposed Construction Start: TBD Scheduled Completion: 06/2019 Project Budget: $8,428,200 Council District(s): 9 NPU(s): K Project Status: On-hold / Design Map: Link