Bitter Point Pump Station
Newport Beach, California
Kiewit and joint venture partner, Mass. Electric Construction Co., replaced the existing sewage pump station with a new upsized 39 MGD pump station. Scope included below-grade wet well and drywell, and an above-grade electrical room. Major process equipment included installation and construction of five main sewage pumps, one generator set, one new chemical addition system, and civil yard piping work. Other major work includes installation of a new fiber optic cable from the new Bitter Point Pump Station to OCSD’s Plant No. 2, and upgrades to the oilfield’s electrical systems. Major demolition work consists of demolition of existing utilities, existing underground pump station, and existing electrical shed.