Bakersfield, CALIF.

MEC worked as a subcontractor on this project upgrading an existing plant from 16 to 32 million gallons per day (MGD). MEC’s work included:

  • New 12,000-volt service and plant power
  • Loop feeder system
  • Self-healing, fiber-optic SCADA loop incorporating new and existing facilities
  • Associated power distribution, lighting and process controls for:
    • New headworks structure
    • Conversion of four existing secondary clarifiers into primary clarifiers
    • New activated sludge secondary treatment system, including a new blower building, new aeration basin and four new secondary clarifiers
    • New 2 MGD tertiary treatment system (cloth media filtration, chemical feed system and the reclaimed water storage system)
    • Two new anaerobic sludge digesters and a sludge dewatering building
    • New power cogeneration building
    • New administration and operations buildings and plant maintenance facility