Rulindo and the Pump Station with a View

Rulindo and the Pump Station with a View James’ Rwanda Impact Tour JournalWater for People Impact Tour Rwanda 2019James Hoyt, P.E. Day 3 The partnerships and cooperative spirit of the Water for People Everyone Forever model was on full display today in the Rulindo District. The day started with a meeting at the District Mayor’s office where the Water for People Rwanda staff led a conversation with the Mayor and Vice Mayors. Rulindo District was the birthplace of the Everyone Forever approach. The community and institution milestones have been met, and Water for People projects that the household milestone will … Continue reading Rulindo and the Pump Station with a View

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Trinity Avenue Pump Station, Grafton, MA

Trinity Avenue Pump Station, Grafton, MA Tata & Howard is providing engineering services to the Grafton Water District for the Trinity Avenue Pump Station at the Trinity Avenue Wellfield. The project included permitting, design, and bidding of the pump station as well as providing assistance with permitting, design, and reporting to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) for the proposed Trinity Avenue Well site.  The property was owned by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW).  The Grafton Water District swapped land with the DFW to obtain ownership and control of the Trinity Avenue site.  Test wells were installed and … Continue reading Trinity Avenue Pump Station, Grafton, MA

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Trinity Ave. Chemical Feed Pump Station, Grafton, MA

Trinity Ave. Chemical Feed Pump Station, Grafton, MA Tata & Howard provided engineering services for permitting, design, and bidding of the 1.3 mgd chemical injection Trinity Avenue Pump Station at the Trinity Avenue Wellfield.  The project included an evaluation of alternatives for the access road including installation of a bridge or an open bottomed culvert; assistance with the preparation of permanent easements for the installation of utilities and roadway to the well site; preparation and submittal of an NOI to the Grafton Conservation Commission.  The design included an access road, bailey bridge with abutments, double wythe block building, interior concrete … Continue reading Trinity Ave. Chemical Feed Pump Station, Grafton, MA

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Maine Water Company Pump Station

Maine Water Company Pump Station Tata & Howard assisted Maine Water Company with mechanical, structural, and architectural design of a new high service zone booster pump station on Barra Road within the Biddeford-Saco water distribution system. The new pump station replaced the existing Alfred Road station, providing pumping capacity to meet current demands in a majority of the City of Biddeford as well as room for future expansion.  Funding for the project was provided in part by the Maine Drinking Water Program State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). Mechanical design for the project consisted of sizing and selection of three (3) centrifugal … Continue reading Maine Water Company Pump Station

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CHALLENGE: Wastewater pump stations, Auburn, MA

CHALLENGE: Wastewater pump stations, Auburn, MA CLIENT: Town of Auburn, Massachusetts Department of Public Works PROJECT: Replacement of three existing wastewater pump stations THE CHALLENGE: The sites were very small and restricted with high groundwater levels, and there were adjacent wetlands and private property. All three buildings were also very small and had other issues such as asbestos. THE SOLUTION: We determined that the best course of action would be to demolish the buildings and convert the concrete dry pit that housed the pumping equipment into a wetwell for new, submersible pumps. The solution saved the Town hundreds of thousands of dollars. PROGRESS: Tata & Howard provided … Continue reading CHALLENGE: Wastewater pump stations, Auburn, MA

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Pump Stations, Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Force Main Design and Construction, Troy and Jay, VT

Pump Stations, Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Force Main Design and Construction Tata & Howard provided engineering services for the evaluation, design, and construction of approximately five miles of pressure and gravity sewer to serve the mountain resort community of Jay, Vermont. The design also included the upgrade to air release structures for 4.5 miles of force main and upgrade of two pump stations, one a progressive cavity station. In addition, Tata & Howard provided engineering services including planning, evaluation, design, permitting and construction services for the Troy-Jay wastewater treatment facility upgrade. The new headworks facility included screening and aerated grit removal and … Continue reading Pump Stations, Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Force Main Design and Construction, Troy and Jay, VT

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Progressive Cavity Pump Stations, Ludlow, VT

Progressive Cavity Pump Stations, Ludlow, VT Tata & Howard team members designed two high head progressive cavity pump stations for the Jackson Gore expansion project at Okemo Mountain. Each pump station was designed to fit in with the landscape and each had muffin monster grinders in front of the triplex pump arrangement.  All process piping was stainless steel.    

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Industrial Park Interceptor Sewer and Pump Station, Medway, MA

Industrial Park Interceptor Sewer and Pump Station, Medway, MA Tata & Howard conducted an alternatives analysis for the collection and disposal of the 80,000 gpd of wastewater anticipated from the Medway Industrial Park at full build out. The study included investigations of on site treatment and subsurface effluent disposal, intermunicipal connections, and/or a pump station with force main and gravity sewer to provide sewers to the Industrial Park. Upon completion of the study, Tata & Howard was retained to design a new sewer interceptor and pump station to service the industrial park. Tata & Howard completed the design of 18,000 … Continue reading Industrial Park Interceptor Sewer and Pump Station, Medway, MA

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Main Wastewater Pump Station Rehabilitation, Ayer, MA

Main Wastewater Pump Station Rehabilitation, Ayer, MA Tata & Howard prepared a wastewater treatment and disposal alternative analysis for the Town of Ayer. The analysis evaluated alternative plans for treatment and disposal of wastewater utilizing the Town’s existing wastewater treatment facility, a proposed regional wastewater treatment facility, or a combination of both facilities. The alternative analysis estimated the wastewater flows and loadings, assessed the condition and capacity of the existing plant unit processes, and recommended improvements to meet the future service needs over the next 20 years. Tata & Howard designed upgrades to the existing main wastewater pump station which … Continue reading Main Wastewater Pump Station Rehabilitation, Ayer, MA

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