Octoraro Water Treatment Plant – Pretreatment Improvements

Client: Chester Water Authority
Engineer: CET Engineering Services
Location: Octoraro, Pennsylvania
Value: $5.5 Million
Completion: June 2008

The Project consisted of constructing pretreatment improvements to the Water Treatment Plant.

Major work elements included:

  • New raw water blend tank to blend Octoraro Reservoir water with Susquehanna River water.

  • Installation of new stainless steel inclined plate settlers in Sedimentation Basins 1, 2, 3 and 4.

  • Sedimentation basin concrete outlet flumes with new filter top mixer.

  • Modification to Clearwell flumes.

  • New filter top lime feed pumps and FRP Building.

  • New post 1ime feed pumps.

  • Related electrical work.