Westchester County DPWT, Highland Avenue Pump Station Rehabilitation

Posted on July 1, 2015

Client: Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation
Location: City of Peekskill, New York
Project Type: Highland Avenue Pump Station Rehabilitation
Project Cost: $4,000,000

Major Components

  • Pump Station Rehabilitation
  • Emergency Station Bypass System
  • Code Compliance Study and Report
  • Automatic Mechanical Bar Screens
  • Compactors/Washers
  • HVAC Systems
  • Piping Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)
  • Wet Well Improvements
  • LEED Analysis
  • Alarm System
  • Site Work
  • Fire Alarm Security

Project Description

Highland-2-2The Station is comprised of three (3) non-clog, shaft mounted pumps each rated for 5,000 gpm and operated using variable speed 100 Hp motors. The average wastewater flow through the station is approximately 6,500,000 gallons per day and the peak daily flow is 15,000,000 gallons. 

D&B was retained by the Westchester County  Department of Public Works to design the rehabilitation of the Highland Avenue Pump Station.

Highland-2-3Design elements included a code compliance study and report, design of automatic mechanical bar screens, new valving and piping, compactors/washers, HVAC systems, piping systems, station bypass alternatives, electrical systems, PLC controls and wet well improvements.

D&B’s project responsibilities included design of the following systems:

Building Fire Alarm and Security

A fire alarm system was designed for the pumping station. The system includes notification and detection devices rated for use in Class I, Division 1 explosion hazard areas and corrosion resistant.

Intrusion door switches were provided at doors and integrated with the SCADA system to provide notification of building entry.


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