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Terra-Petra Successfully Supports Bitter Point Pumping Station Replacement Project Completion

December 26, 2012

Originally Reported in ENR.COM/California

Terra-Petra provided the methane mitigation and waterproofing design and installation for this This $19.75-million project provided sewer services to the Newport Beach Balboa Peninsula area. Completed on time and under budget, the 40-mgd station started conveying sewage to the Orange County Sanitation District’s Treatment Plant No. 2 in June 2012.

Photo courtesy Lee & Ro
The Bitter Point Pumping Station Replacement project won an Award of Merit in the civil works and infrastructure category of ENR California’s annual ‘Best Projects’ contest.

Sited along the Pacific Coast Highway, the project is adjacent to an active oil field, marshlands, residential communities and a restaurant, as well as the city of Newport Beach and Caltrans access easements and rights-of-way. The contract was coordinated with two municipal projects: a new force main from the pump station to the treatment plant and a new headworks facility.

Read moreAward of Merit, Civil Works/Infrastructure: Bitter Point Pumping Station Replacement.

Key Players

Owner: Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley

Contractor: Kiewit/Mass. Electric JV, Sante Fe Springs

Lead Design: Lee & Ro, City of Industry

Structural/Civil/MEP: Lee & Ro, City of Industry

Structural Shoring: Berti-Lindquist Consulting Engineers, Moraga

Geotechnical Engineering: Diaz Yourman & Assoc., Santa Ana

Surveying: Bush & Associates, Irvine

Waterproofing/Methane Mitigation Inspections: Terra-Petra, Los Angeles

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