The City of Pontiac Wastewater Treatment Plant was last upgraded in the early 1970's and the original equipment was in need of replacement. URS Corporation, Inc. has been selected as the design engineer for the project. Bids were received on July 14, 2011 and the contract was awarded to A.Z. Shmina, Inc. of Brighton Michigan for their low bid amount of $7,973,000.00. Construction for the project commenced in February 2012. The project is being paid with State Revolving Loan Funds.