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Southeast Lift Station Improvements

SOUTHEAST LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS

KWPCRF PROJECT NO. C20 1818 01A

DESCRIPTION:
This pump station is a major link in the wastewater delivery to the WWTP. The pump station was originally equipped with slip ring recovery system of variable speed pumping. This system was not viable and was discarded. The result is that the pumps start across the line frequently thus making electrical demand charges significant. The pumps, in high weather, deliver large quantities of water to the plant and due to the surge of water, the plant gets overwhelmed and results in bypassing of wastewater due to hydraulic disturbances at the headworks. Flow monitoring is absent except for temporary flow monitoring in the incoming sewers. This project will add new pumps more properly sized to extend pump run times, add frequency modulation for variable speed pumps, minimize treatment plant upsets and resulting bypasses, improve water quality due to more efficient plant operations and allow remote and onsite flow monitoring to help in the effort to control inflow/infiltration.


FUNDING SOURCE
ARRA Funding (Green Infrastructure)
KDHE Kansas Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan (50% forgiven upon completion of project)
ENGINEER:
Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A.
902 South Broadway
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
CONTRACTOR:
LaForge and Budd Construction Co., Inc.
2020 N. 21st Street
P.O. Box 833
Parsons, Kansas 67357
CONTRACT AMOUNT:
nbsp; 95,000 nbsp; 43,000
$677,000 Base Bid
$  95,000 Alt #1 - Sluice Gate Replacement
$  43,000 Alt #2 - Flow Monitor Installation
$815,000 Total Bid

UPDATES:
Construction is now complete. Final payment is pending.