American Consulting Engineers Council of Vermont
2000 Engineering Excellence Grand Award
CATEGORY D - WATER RESOURCES
AERATED LAGOON WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY UPGRADE
- Major cost savings of over $2 Million because
engineering and construction management approach.
- $360,000 upgrade solution (actual total project
reconstruction from preliminary engineering report.
- Fast track project with design and construction
completed in 6
- First Vermont municipal wastewater project to
- Engineer pre-ordered critical items with long
- State-of-the-art materials for removable
aeration diffusers and
high-efficiency aeration blowers with variable frequency drives.
- Critical sequencing of work included temporary
of sludge from both lagoons while on-line.
- Simple, yet effective, state-of-the-art high
diffuser systems and new floating baffles that are all easily
without process interruption or emptying of the lagoons.
- Fixed location suspended diffusers for same
depth control from
- New design within existing lagoons meets all
- Aeration capacity increased five fold and
complete mix zone added
- All aeration piping, diffusers and baffles are
process interruption or emptying of lagoons.
- Garry Shover, Richford Wastewater
Superintendent, received the
Operator of the Year” Award from the Green Mountain Water Environment
for his efforts in this project.
Photo and award plaque