Water Projects

Water Projects

Vista Verde Reservoir Replacement—Phase II

The City of Escondido selected Butier Engineering, Inc. to provide construction management and inspection services for the replacement of the Vista Verde Reservoir. The existing 750,000-gallon steel reservoir, which suffered from internal corrosion, is being replaced with two 1 million-gallon Type I pre-stressed concrete reservoirs that will be partially buried. The extra capacity for water…

Carlsbad 50 MGD Seawater RO Desalination Plant and Product Water Pipeline

Butier Engineering, Inc. and GHD provided Owner’s Engineer services, including project management, permitting support, design review / development, cost estimating, value engineering, scheduling, field resident engineering, QA/QC field inspection, and start-up / commissioning and performance testing for the construction of the 50 MGD seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant. The project also included the construction of…

Ocean Water Desalination Pilot Plant Phase C Research Program—El Segundo Power Plant

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management and inspection services for WBMWD’s Ocean Water Desalination Pilot Plant Phase C Research Program. WBMWD has been conducting a Microfiltration/Ultrafiltration-Reverse Osmosis Pilot study at the El Segundo Power Facility for over four years. The facility required modifications/additions for future testing. The scope of work included installation of a second…

West Basin Microfiltration Equalization Tank

Butier Engineering, Inc.’s scope of work for the construction of the Microfiltration Equalization Tank included construction management and inspection services. The project was awarded as Task Order No. 1 under the West Basin Municipal Water District’s As-Needed Construction Management Services Contract for Water Facility Capital Improvement Projects. The project consisted of the installation of a…

Tesoro Water Facilities-Zone II and Zone B Reservoirs

Butier Engineering, Inc. is providing third-party construction management services to Santa Margarita Water District for the Zone II and Zone B Reservoirs project, which is the third phase of the Tesoro Zone II and B Water Facilities Program. The Butier Team was also selected to provide identical services for the first and second phases of…

La Jolla Recharge Basin

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management and inspection services for the construction of the 6-acre wetted-area recharge basin. The project involves the following components: Demolishing existing at-grade structures across the 8.6-acre property Excavating and hauling 83,000 cubic yards of soil to construct a 6-acre wetted-area recharge basin Recharge inlet facilities consisting of an inflatable rubber…

Advanced Water Quality Assurance Laboratory

Butier provided constructability/design review, construction management, and inspection services for the new advanced water quality assurance laboratory, which is located on OCWD’s Fountain Valley campus. The two-story, steel-framed, 39,000-square foot sustainable (green) laboratory houses the personnel and equipment needed to do more than 350,000 analyses of approximately 18,000 water samples taken each year. This ensures…

Colorado River Aqueduct Rehabilitation and Improvements

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided a team of 19 construction managers and specialty inspectors to perform CM and inspection services for the annual shutdown of the Colorado River Aqueduct. The rehabilitation and improvement project required the team to work 12-hour days, 7 days a week for 21 consecutive days (March 6, to March 27, 2007). The…

Burris Pump Station Project—Phase 2

Orange County Water District selected Butier Engineering, Inc. to provide Construction Management and Inspection services for the Burris Pump Station Project – Phase 2 located in the City of Anaheim. Phase 1 of the Burris Pump Station Project included the construction of a portion of the building site and an earthen berm. The berm will…

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility Phase V Design-Build Expansion

Butier Engineering, Inc. was selected to provide Program Management services for the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) Phase V Design-Build project. As a part of the project, West Basin expanded Title 22, Barrier Water and Low Pressure Boiler Feed water treatment processes. The Phase V project involved expanding the Title 22 pretreatment capacity…

Chino II Desalter Concentration Reduction Facility (CRF)

Butier Engineering, Inc. is providing construction management and inspection services for the Chino II Desalter Concentration Reduction Facility (CRF). The CRF—a groundwater treatment facility—is one of two plants managed by the Chino Basin Desalter Authority (CDA). Both ion exchange (IX) and reverse osmosis (RO) treatment trains are used to treat brackish groundwater from eight wells…

Expansion of the Leo J. Vander Lans Water Treatment Facility

Butier Engineering, Inc. was selected to provide construction management and inspection services for the Expansion of the Leo J. Vander Lans Water Treatment Facility, which is located two miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. The facility currently produces 3,000 AF of highly purified recycled water per year. The expansion will increase production to 6,000 AF,…

OCWD GWR Advanced Water Treatment Facility

This project included phased demolition of existing treatment facilities and construction of advanced treatment processes within the boundaries of the OCWD and OCSD treatment site in Fountain Valley. Butier Engineering, Inc.’s responsibilities included inspection services for the following: Category 1 demolition Civil site/landscaping work Yard piping installation Screening facility and air gap and product water…

Rawlings Reservoir Replacement Project

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided constructability review, construction management, and inspection services for the City of Tustin’s Rawlings Reservoir Replacement Project. The City’s former 4 MG hopper bottom reservoir was taken out of service due to its age and deteriorating condition. After its decommissioning, the City proceeded with the design of two 3.0 MG prestressed circular…

Nohl Canyon Water Storage Tank Project

Butier Engineering, Inc. performed as a subconsultant to Tetra Tech, providing construction management, field engineering, and inspection services for this $20-million water storage tank project. The project team was also responsible for providing geotechnical, soils testing, noise/vibration monitoring, pre-inspection, community relations, and surveying services. The scope of work included the construction of a 10-million gallon…

930 Zone Recycled Water Reservoir

Butier Engineering, Inc. was contracted to provide construction management and inspection services for the construction of a 5 MG steel recycled water reservoir. The project scope of work includes the installation of yard piping and valving; site grading including excavation, fill, and disposal; electrical and instrumentation; 2,488 lineal feet of 30-inch cement mortar lined and…

Otay Water Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion

The City of San Diego Water Department selected Butier Engineering, Inc. to provide construction management, field engineering, administration, and inspection services for the Otay Water Treatment Plant Upgrade project. This upgrade and expansion project is under the City’s Capital Improvement Program. The scope of work consisted of the construction and installation of piping (48″ overflow…

Equipping of Chino Creek Well Field Wells I-16, I-17 and I-18

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management and inspection services for the Equipping of Chino Creek Well Field Wells I-16, I-17 & I-18 project. The groundwater wells were equipped as part of the CDA Phase III Expansion Project. In addition to well equipping, the project included the installation of 625 LF of 8-inch diameter HDPE corrugated…

OC Groundwater Storage Program, 8 Municipal Water Production Wells

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management, contract administration, inspection, and quality control services for the eight extraction wells. The scope of work for each project location included the following: housing structures for pumps, motors, and piping; site improvements, including paving, drainage, fencing, and landscaping; installation of deep well turbine pump and motors; electrical and instrumentation;…

Robert Diemer Filtration Plant Expansion

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided full-service construction management services to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for the expansion of the Robert Diemer Filtration Plant. Work involved construction of a 25 MGD washwater reclamation facility, including influent and effluent pipelines, static mixer, flow distribution chamber/anthracite removal structure, flocculators, sedimentation basins, reclaimed washwater pumps, sludge thickeners, supernatant…

Chino Desalter Phase 3 Expansion Milliken 1010 Zone Pump Station

Butier Engineering, Inc. is providing construction management and inspection services for the construction of the Milliken 1010 Zone Pump Station, which is a part of the Chino Desalter Phase 3 Expansion. The summary of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of the following potable water improvements: Ventilated CMU Pump Station 198 lineal feet…

Prado Wetlands Reconstruction Project

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management and inspection services for the reconstruction of the Prado Wetlands, a natural water quality treatment system operated by the Orange County Water District which was damaged by flood flows from the Santa Ana River in the 2004-05 storm season. The Prado Wetlands reconstruction contract included a diversion structure and…

OCWD Santiago Basin Floating Pump Station

Butier Engineering, Inc. provided construction management and inspection services for the construction of a floating pump station that allows for the transfer of stored water from OCWD’s Santiago Basins to other OCWD facilities. On-Site Technical Services performed as a subconsultant to Butier and provided the following services: witness pump performance testing; in-process fabrication inspection of…