Flat Creek near Gainesville, Ga. has suffered a spill of 187,500 gal of partially treated wastewater due to an improperly closed valve.
Editorial staff selected projects & presented awards to owners, designers, contractors & manufacturers
The editors of Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) presented the 2017 Top Projects and Industrial Top Projects awards at an Oct. 2 ceremony held at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Chicago during WEFTEC.17. Awards were presented to owners, designers and manufacturers involved in the 10 water and wastewater projects and five industrial water and wastewater projects selected as winners by the editorial staff.
The Top Projects winners include:
Diamondhead Wastewater Treatment Facility – Diamondhead, Miss.
Owner: Diamondhead Water and Sewer District
Designer: Volkert Inc.
Contractors: Max Foote, All South Electric Inc., James B Donaghey Inc., Aladdin, Mandall’s Inc., Prism Systems, Star Glass, Kone, Hemphill Construction, H.H. Jordan Construction, J. A-1 Steel Erectors, Eagle Rebar and Cable Co., and Warren
Manufacturers: Pratt, Teledyne Isco, Flygt, USGI, MN Water Treatment, Smith and Loveless, Weir Specialty Pumps, Hydrogate, Schreiber, Rockwell, Environmental Dynamics Intl., SEEPEX
91st Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester 1 – Tolleson, Ariz.
Owner: City of Phoenix
Designer: GHD Inc.
Contractor: PCL Construction Inc.
Manufacturers: Olympus Technologies Inc., Tnemec
Bell Road Force Main Improvements – Surprise, Ariz.
Owner: EPCOR Water (USA) Inc.
Designer: GHD Inc.
Contractor: Achen-Gardner Construction
Manufacturer: WL Plastics
City of Memphis Emergency Sewer Bypass – Memphis, Tenn.
Owner: City of Memphis
Contractor: Xylem, Memphis Public Works, local contractors
JEA Blacks Ford Wastewater Treatment Plant – Jacksonville, Fla.
Owner: Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA)
Designer: DAVCO, an Evoqua brand
Contractor: DAVCO, an Evoqua brand
Manufacturer: DAVCO, an Evoqua brand
Lower Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project – Orangeburg, N.Y.
Owner: Rockland County Sewer District No. 1
Contractors: National Water Main Cleaning Co. of New Jersey, ACE Pipe Cleaning Inc.
Manufacturer: AP/M Permaform
Salt River Project & City of Goodyear Partnership – Goodyear, Ariz.
Owner: City of Goodyear
Designer: Burgess & Niple
Contractors: Burgess & Niple, Carollo Eng.
Manufacturer: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Endress+Hauser
Wheeling Water Treatment Plant – Wheeling, W.V.
Owner: City of Wheeling
Designer: CT Consultants
Contractor: Shook Construction Co.
Manufacturers: Evoqua Water Technologies, Siemens water Technologies LLC, JMS, DN Tanks, Universal Blower Pac Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pro-Tech Systems Group Inc., Cla-Val Co., ProMinent Fluid Controls Inc., Komax Systems Inc.
Olde Towne Daphne Water Treatment Facility – Daphne, Ala.
Owner: Daphne Utilities
Designer: Hutchinson, Moore & Rauch LLC
Contractor: The Creel Co.
Manufacturers: Process Solutions Inc., Con-V-Air Inc., Patterson Pump Co., Milton Roy, Deloach Industries
Energy Optimization Resource Recovery Project – Kenosha, Wis.
Owner: Kenosha Water Utility
Designer: Donohue & Associates
Contractors: J.F. Ahern, Pieper Electric, C.D. Smith
Manufacturers: Centrisys, CNP, Unison, Vaughan, Sulzle-Klein, Netzsch, Enviro-Care, Kraft, Endress+Hauser
The Industrial Top Projects winners include:
Bison Wastewater Treatment Plant – Beaumont, Texas
Owner: Bison Specialty Services
Designer: Blue Sphere Water Technology
Contractors: Blue Sphere Water Technology
Manufacturers: Blue Sphere Water Technology, Mosherflo, Walchem, Pentek, Superior Tank, Flomotion, Square D
DOW Gulfstream CRW – Oyster Creek, TX
Owner: DOW Chemical
Contractors: GR Birdwell, D Electric, Texas Aquastore
Manufacturers: JLG, Bobcat, Atlas Copco, Genie, Sky Jack, Chris Sierson Piping, Breuer Metal, Aquastore/CST
Lebanon Tennessee Waste to Energy Plant – Lebanon, Tenn.
Owner: Thompson Machinery
Designer: Aries Clean Energy
Contractors: Applied Chemical Technology, Rose construction, Groce Electric
Manufacturers: BE&E, Thomas Conveyor, Bahr Bros Mfg., Anel Corp, Heat Recovery Systems, GE – Clean Energy Technology
Zhijin Power Plant – Zhijin, Guizhou, China
Owner: China Guodian Corp.
Designer: Central Southern China Electric Power Design Institute
Contractor: Shandong Electric Power Construction Second Eng. Co.
Manufacturer: Singer Valve
Refinery Wastewater Rehabilitation – Egypt
Designer: Genesis Water Technologies Inc.
Contractor: GWT local consortium