Sanford Water Treatment Plant Expansion Project



March 1, 2023, 10:00 AM

Engineering Report and Environmental Information Document

The City of Sanford, the Town of Fuquay-Varina, and the Town of Holly Springs have received Division of Water Infrastructure (DWI) administered funding (State Revolving Fund and/or American Rescue Plan Act) for the Sanford Water Filtration Facility 30-mgd Expansion project. This project will include the expansion of the existing Sanford Water Filtration Facility (WFF) from 12 million gallons per day (mgd) to 30-mgd. The total cost estimate for the project is $237 million and will be financed in part from DWI administered Funds.

A Public Meeting on the Water Supply Improvements project will be held to discuss the needs, benefits, and impacts of this project. An Engineering Report and Environmental Information Document has been prepared for this project and can be viewed at any of these three locations:

Sanford Municipal Center Fuquay-Varina Town Hall Holly Springs Town Hall
225 E Weatherspoon St
Sanford, NC 27331

134 N. Main Street
Fuquay-Varina, NC  27526
 128 S. Main Street
Holly Springs, NC 27540

This hybrid meeting will be held in person at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center (1801 Nash Street, Sanford, NC 27330) and virtually livestreamed using Microsoft Teams Live. If you would like to attend virtually, please email Sara Gibson at for a link.

To ensure that questions and comments are received, the City of Sanford, Town of Fuquay- Varina, and the Town of Holly Springs sincerely appreciate that comments or questions on the 30-and Expansion project be sent to: Paul Weeks, City of Sanford Utilities and Engineering Director at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street, Sanford, NC 27331, or via email at Any public comments or questions received prior to the Public Meeting will be acknowledged with a response and submitted for the record during the Public Meeting. Any comments are due by February 28, 2023 at 10:00 am.