New Generator

New Generator

Project Manager

Water Utilities Engineering / Candy Staring, P.E.

SUA Project No. 16WG08

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What We're Doing

The City of Stillwater and the Stillwater Utilities Authority will be acquiring a new generator for the Water Treatment Plant (WTP). This generator will power the WTP during periods of electrical outages.

Anticipated Milestones

  • Anticipated Date (Design): Design began FY2018
  • Anticipated Date (Construction): FY2019
  • Anticipated Date (Completion): FY2021

Benefits of the Project

A new generator will provide back-up power during an electrical outage, and will increase the reliability of the WTP.

Budget & Funding

  • Year Funded: FY2019
  • Funding Source: Water Fund and staff have applied for a grant through the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM). If the grant is awarded, a reimbursement of approximately $2 million will be provided by OEM and FEMA.
  • Project Budget: $592,250
  • Expenditures to date: $340,000

Project Management


February 7, 2017: Black and Veatch hired to provide conceptual design services.

November 8, 2018: The OEM/FEMA grant application was submitted.

December 11, 2018: Conducted the 65% Design Workshop with the Project Team.

January 16, 2019: The Project Team responded to two Requests for Information from OEM/FEMA to support the grant application.

June 17, 2019: OEM/FEMA has awarded a grant to the City of Stillwater to fund 75%, with an upper limit of about $3.3 Million, of the Generator Project. Project design is complete and regulatory permitting is underway. 

Actions Authorized by Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA)

  • 1.9.17  I  SUA-17-01  I  Professional Services Agreement

  • 7.17.17  I  SUA-17-22  I  Amendment to Professional Services Agreement

  • 7.23.18  I  CC-18-90  I  Authorization to apply for an Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) grant

  • 9.10.18  I  SUA-18-34  I  Request for Additional Expenditures and to Execute Contract Amendments to the Professional Services Agreement

  • 10.15.18  I  CC-18-118 I  Authorization to apply for an Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) grant

  • 06.03.19  I  SUA-19-23 I  Acceptance of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management OEM grant

  • 06.03.19  I  CC-19-79 I  Acceptance of OEM grant for mobile BPS Generator

  • 06.24.19  I  CC-19-91 I  Acceptance of OEM grant for stationary WTP Generator


generator schematic drawing