Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, WALNUT CREEK, CA
- Project finished ahead of schedule
- Provided numerous value engineering proposals
- Worked closely with plant operations to maintain production capiblities
SCOPE OF WORK
- $85 million, 3-1/2 year project resulting in 50% additional capacity and virtually all new facilities and piping.
- Twelve new structures including a 16,000 square foot chemical building with fifteen 6 to 12 thousand gallon tanks and chemical transfer and feed systems.
- A temporary 1.1 million gallon bolted steel tank
- 6,600 ft of mortar lined and coated yard piping ranging in size from 20” to 96” intersected by vaults and monitoring stations.
- Two new filters and piping gallery
- Construction of new water treatment beds with a filter area of 4,600 square feet
- Construction of a new filter gallery structure and new water channels
- Construction of a new 1,900 square foot blower building, housing two 3,000 cfm blowers feeding a scour air system for the filters
The East Bay Municipal Utility District water system serves more that 1.3 million people in a 325 square mile service area on the east side of the San Francisco Bay. The District provides drinking water as well as waste water services.
- Increase plant capacity by 50%
- All work had to be accomplished while the plant remained in service
- Updated all equipment and process piping
- Developed an extensive and detailed schedule to maintain milestone objectives while ensuring plant capacity during peak demand months
- Provided training on all new systems and equipment.