$42 Million WWTP Under Construction in Lake Charles – April 2016

Lake Charles B/C WWTP

The new WWTP B/C in Lake Charles, LA will replace the existing WWTP B/C and have a rated capacity of 9 MGD with a peak flow of 35 MGD. The contractor for the new $42 million plant started construction in April 2016 and is scheduled to be complete by April 2018, a few months ahead of the original schedule. The new plant consists of:

  • 35 MGD influent pump station with 5 vertical turbine solids handling VTSH pumps and two mechanical bar screens
  • Headworks complete with fine screening, grit removal and two flow splitter boxes - one for raw wastewater and one for return activated sludge
  • Two multi-channel oxidation ditches with rotary disc diffusers
  • Three final clarifiers
  • Ultraviolet disinfection facility with an NPW system
  • Sludge drying bed
  • Return activated and waste activated pump station
  • Two new electrical switch gear buildings
  • Miscellaneous civil, electrical, instrumentation, etc.

 

“Construction Progress - September 2016”

Construction Progress – September 2016

 

“Construction Progress - September 2016”

Construction Progress – September 2016

 

Lake Charles WWTP Project - June 2016

Construction Progress – June 2016

 

Lake Charles WWTP Project - March 2016

Construction Progress - May 2016