Wastewater Projects

J.B. Latham Treatment Plant Facilities Improvements

Location:
Dana Point, CA
Value:
$14,000,000
Completion:
November 2016
Owner:
South Orange County Wastewater Authority
Engineer:
HDR Engineering and Lee & Ro
Contractor:
Gateway Pacific

South Orange County Wastewater Authority selected Butier Engineering, Inc. to provide construction management services for the J.B. Latham Treatment Plant Facility Improvements Project. The major features of the project include the following:

  • Reconstruction of the aeration system with more efficient blowers and diffusers
  • Replacement of the aged Plant 2 switchgear, motor control centers, and 480 volt power distribution system
  • Replacement of the engine driven blower system with a cogeneration system that will make electricity available on the plant power grid
  • Refurbishment of mechanical and structural elements of the Plant 1 secondary sedimentation basins
  • Repair to structural deficiencies throughout the plant basins