Pump Station, Headworks, and Blower Building Project
120 Logans Ferry Road,
New Kensington, PA 15068
Phone 724.335.9813
Fax 724.335.8289
PUMP STATION
December 2007

Driving the sheet piling for the raw sewage pump station (RSPS)
 
Driving sheet piling for the pump station
 
Sheet piling in place for pump station
February 2008

Pre-excavation for pump station
 
Ramp for equipment to get into pump station site for excation
 
Shot of Pre-excavation activities

Forming the compression ring for concrete pouring
 
Pumper truck used to fill the compression ring
 
Compression ring concrete pour

Covering concrete pour
       
April 2008

First concrete pour complete in pump station
 
Earth ramp for excavator
 
Misc. debris found during excation

Boulders being excavated from site for pump station
 
Dewatering during excavation
 
Excavation continued

Rebar being brought into excavation site
       
June 2008

All concrete rings in place for pump station - final depth is 50 feet
 
Concrete bucket being lowered into excavation site
 
Excavating center trench for wet well channel

Center trench for wetwell and formwork for base slab
 
Rebar layed over center trench
 
Lifting D4 Dozer out

Beginning of rebar and formwork for pump station
       
August 2008

Intake Pipe Sleves (1), Dry well foundation (2)
 
Continue to build pump station building, facing the north wall
 
Pump Station construction

Wetwell chamber on left
 
Utility Trench around Pump Station
   
October 2008

Pump Station construction
 
Pumper truck lowered for concrete pour
 
Rebar for Pump Station construction

Wetwell construction
 
Waterproofing the wall of the pump station
   
December 2008

Pouring concrete into forms for Pump Station construction
 
Influent Chamber (sewer lines enter wetwell)
 
Odor Control Pipe (1), Well Point for dewatering (2), Manhole (3)
February 2009

Cutting sheet piling off below grade
 
Influent chamber, manhole, well point, and odor control pipe area back filled
 
Pump Station construction

Flow meter being installed
 
Lowering the prefabricated stairs into place
 
Raw sewage pumps before installation

Bar screen
 
Bar screen being lifted
   
April 2009

Steel frame of pump station building being installed
 
Frame construction
 
Pump station building

Exhaust ductwork inside the Pumping Station
 
Pumps for hydraulic gates before installation
 
Bases in place for Raw Sewage Pumps

Raw Sewage Pump in place
 
Serpentine conveyor
 
Suction lines being installed
GRIT BUILDING

Basement of Grit Building
 
Grit Cell Concentrators
 
Grit Cell being constructed

Grit concentrators being offloaded and installed
 
Grit Building during construction
 
Grit building during construction (2)

Electrical equipment in basement
 
Grit snail - conveyor
 
Grit pump (1 of 3)

Grit channel
       
BLOWER BUILDING

Blower Building Excavation - Looking NE
 
Pile cap blankets at site of new Blower Building
 
Pile caps at site of new Blower Building

Temporary airline at aeration tank next to site of new Blower Building
 
Blower Building partway through construction; Aeration tank in front
 
Cable Tray carrying cables to Blower Building

Air line leaving Blower Building
 
Blower Building roof fans before installation
 
Roof of Blower Building

Blower Building - installed roof fans
 
Blower Building discharge piping
 
Blower Building Electrical Room during construction
NON-POTABLE BUILDING

Non-Potable building during construction
 
Non-Potable building during construction
 
Roof of Non-Potable building

Non-potable pumps
 
Strainer in Non-Potable building
   
ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION/EMERGENCY GENERATORS

Electrical Substation Pre-Fabricated building being delivered
 
Electrical Substation before final placement
 
Preparing Electrical Substation for lift and placement

Electrical Substation being lifted up in air
 
Moving Electrical Substation for final placement
 
Moving Electrical Substation

Electrical Substation set into place
 
Electrical Substation Left, Emergency Generator Building Right
 
Interior view of Electrical Substation

Electrical Substation vault cable entrance
 
Sub-base for the transformer pads, next to Electrical Substation
 
One one two Emergency Generators
TEMPORARY BYPASS DURING CONSTRUCTION

Bypass piping being installed
 
One of twelve Pumps for use during construction
 
Bypass pipes during construction

Bypass pipes during construction
 
Temp orary bridge for bypass pumps
 
Temporary Bypass piping
GENERAL MSANK SITE PHOTOS

Old pipe removed for replacement
 
Old Raw Sewage Pipe
 
Four foot diameter drill bit

Core drilled using four foot drill bit
 
Concrete pourer
 
Tinted concrete poured over utility lines

Metal railings for use around site, before unwrapping
 
Screen shot of SCADA system used for whole MSANK site