Aberdeen Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements

Aberdeen Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements


Aberdeen, SD

Construction Cost

Phase I-$9,373,300; Phase IIA-$1,184,100; Phase IIB-$4,768,000

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Banner provided the planning/design/construction phase services for the original Aberdeen wastewater treatment facility (WWTF). Changing permit conditions and aging equipment required phased upgrades. Major project components for the Phase I Improvements included replacement of six screw pumps, pretreatment equipment, BioFilter equipment, two final clarifier mechanisms, and UV disinfection equipment. Four new aeration basins and a new blower building (with new blowers) were constructed as well. Major improvements for the Phase IIA project included a new chemical feed building, along with a monitoring and control system for eqiupment and processes. Major improvements for the Phase IIB project included the addtion of Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) process, replacement of two primary clarifier mechanisms, and replacement of boiler/heat exchanger equipment, pipes and valves, and sludge pumps in the digester process. In addition, improvements were made to provide asphalt paving of the City's equalization basins.

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Project Goal #1

Complete the improvements while staying completely operational

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Project Goal #2

Address concerns with aging equipment 

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Project Goal #3

Plan for compliance with new permit limits

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Project Goal #4

Plan for future improvements to accommodate future nutrient removal requirements

Project Features

  • Additional aeration basins and upgraded final clarifiers
  • New screening, grit removal, and comminutor equipment
  • New screw pumps at main lift station and at the wastewater treatment plant

Services Provided

  • Final Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Bidding Services
  • Construction Contract Administration
  • Construction Staking and Observation
  • Operations and Maintenance Manual

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