In March, three projects advanced to the next stage in the Project Delivery Model. HVAC Improvements Project passed Stage Gate 2- Confirm Project Alternative; Outfall Bridge and Instrumentation Improvements Project passed Stage Gate 3- Authorization to Proceed; and 96-inch and 87-inch Settled Sewage Pipe Rehabilitation Project passed Stage Gate 4- Approve Preliminary Design.
The Digester and Thickener Facilities Upgrade Project contractor completed concrete roof placement on Digesters 6 and 8; with work continuing on Digester 7.
The design-builder for the Cogeneration Facility Project continued to erect the concrete masonry unit walls and completed the wall bracing of the main generator building. The under-slab plumbing and electrical work was also completed for the concrete slab that will be poured in April for the cooling towers and chillers.
The Headworks Project team held workshops to discuss startup and acceptance testing, as well as influent pump station design configuration.
The design consultants for the Filter Rehabilitation and Nitrification Clarifiers Rehabilitation – Phase 1 projects submitted the 60 percent and 100 percent designs, respectively.