New York City Department of Environmental Protection, NYC Rehabilitation of Sewage Pumping Stations

Posted on June 30, 2015

Client: New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Location: Various Locations, New York City
Project Period: 1980-1990
Project Cost: $13,000,000

Major Components

  • Pump Station Design
  • Force Mains
  • Subaqueous Construction

Project Description

Project Overview

Expansion and Rehabilitation of Throgs Neck Pumping Station

Rehabilitation of the aged 20-mgd pumping station to a firm capacity of 40 mgd. The work included the addition of a new electrical substation, a flow metering chamber, pump speed control system, multiplex telemetry system, replacement of virtually all the mechanical, electrical and ventilating equipment, as well as structural and architectural repairs.

Rehabilitation of 44th Avenue Pumping Station

This work rehabilitated and upgraded the pumping station to a firm capacity of 400 gpm utilizing horizontal submersible pumps in the dry pit mode. Also included was the rehabilitation or replacement of all structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation equipment and the construction of a below grade watertight electric room.

Rehabilitation of Triborough Bridge Pumping Station

This work rehabilitated and upgraded the storm water pumping station serving the Triborough Bridge approach to a firm capacity of 4,800 gpm. Also included was the rehabilitation or replacement of all structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation equipment and controls. This was the first station in New York City to utilize a polycarbonate (clear) front panel for its motor control centers.

Rehabilitation of Linden Place Pumping Station

This work rehabilitated and upgraded the pumping station to a firm capacity of 3,500 gpm utilizing submersible pumps in the dry pit mode. Also included was the rehabilitation or replacement of all structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation equipment and the construction of a below grade watertight electric room.

Rehabilitation of Flushing Bridge Station

This work rehabilitated and upgraded the pumping station to a firm capacity of 800 gpm utilizing submersible pumps in the dry pit mode. Also included was the rehabilitation or replacement of all structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation equipment and the construction of an above grade superstructure to house the new electrical controls.

Rehabilitation of Old Douglaston Pumping Station

This work rehabilitated and upgraded the pumping station to a firm capacity of 4,500 gpm utilizing submersible pumps in the dry pit mode. Also included was the replacement of the wet well’s concrete floor with stainless steel grating, complete structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation rehabilitation and the construction of a new electrical control room. A sewer water hammer problem was addressed and eliminated during this design.

Expansion and Rehabilitation of Hart Island Pumping Station

Rehabilitation and upgrading of the aged pumping station to a firm capacity of 600 gpm which is capable of being pumped to City Island via a new 3,600 foot force main, 3,300 feet of which was subaqueous. Also included was the conversion of the station from direct to alternating current, installation of electrical generating and transmission facilities, flow metering facilities, multiplex telemetry system, replacement of virtually all mechanical, electrical and ventilating equipment, as well as structural and architectural repairs.

Installation of Orchard Beach Pumping Station

Installation of a new package pumping station having a firm capacity of 600 gpm. Included was a poured in place wet well, diversion sewer, 8,200 foot force main, 1,500 feet of which was subaqueous, flow metering facilities, multiplex telemetry system, electrical service, ventilation and landscaping to make the installation compatible with the park in which it is located.

Services:

  • Major structural, electrical, mechanical, H&V and plumbing redesign;
  • Substantial instrumentation, control, telemetry and power modifications;
  • Facility plan, tributary area study; and
  • Construction services.

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