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Project Listings: Electrical Engineering & Controls

Alberta Infrastructure - Evan Thomas Pumpstation & Potable Water Storage Reservoir

Project Description:

The project involved the design of a water treatment plant using membrane technology and a UV disinfection system, 118 km of PVC / HDPE distribution pipe (200 to 500mm in diameter) and with 3500 and 3000 m3 buried concrete reservoirs. The project will service the Kananaskis Village, Nakiska Recreation Area, Kananaskis Golf Course and Mount Kidd RV Park, located with Kananaskis Country, Alberta.

Location: Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Construction Value: $ 30 Million

MPE's Role: Sub-Consultant: (Design of WTP, Potable Water Reservoirs, Distribution Pumps and Pipeline)

Alberta Infrastructure - Red Deer Remand Centre Electronic Security Upgrades

Project Description:

Upgrade of video monitoring, intercom, paging, door control and medical-duress alarm systems. New video monitoring using IP cameras. Operator consoles upgraded to computer monitor touch screens.

Location: Red Deer, Alberta

Construction Value: $1,700,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Alberta Infrastructure-Kananaskis Improvement District - Evan Thomas Infrastructure Upgrades

Project Description:

The project will involve the construction of a new 3000 m3/d water treatment plant using membrane technology and a UV disinfection system. The project will also include up to 10 km of PVC / HDPE distribution pipe, 200 to 500mm in diameter combined with two 3500 and 3000 m3 buried concrete reservoirs. The project will service the Kananaskis Village, Nakiska Recreation Area, Kananaskis Golf Course and Mount Kidd RV Park.

Location: Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Construction Value: $20,000,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

County of Stettler - Endiang and Byemoor Water Storage Facilities

Project Description:

The project involved the construction of a 160 m3 buried concrete potable water reservoir combined with distribution system and truckfill station. Each reservoir services the Hamlet of Endiang and Byemoor.

Location: Endiang and Byemoor, Alberta

Construction Value: $2.5 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Henry Kroeger Regional Water Commission - WTP-UV Disinfection

Project Description:

Work included installation of UV reactors and related equipment in the existing H.K.R.W.C. Water Treatment Plant.

Location: Hanna, Alberta

Construction Value: $250,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

M.D. of Foothills No. 31 - Aldersyde Potable Water Reservoir Upgrade & Pump Station

Project Description:
Work included upgrades to increase the capacity of an existing potable water reservoir and construction of a new pump house and truckfill station. Upgrades involved conversion of existing pump house into generator building housing, new generator, construction of a 735 m3 concrete potable reservoir with pile foundations and installation of a prefabricated building above the new reservoir housing distribution (45hp total) and fire pumps (50hp), MCC, SCADA system and truckfill station.

Location: High River, Alberta

Construction Value: $1.5 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Newell Regional Services Corporation - Upgrades to Treated Water Reservoirs

Project Description:

Upgrade of water treatment plants in Tilley, Rolling Hills, Scandia, Rainier and Lake Newell Resort to convert to a treated water reservoir and pumping station receiving water from the Newell Regional Services Corporation Regional Water Treatment Plant located at the City of Brooks.  Upgrades included process piping, control and instrumentation upgrades and a SCADA system linked to the regional water treatment plant.  The project also included three pressure reducing stations and two meter vaults.

Location: County of Newell

Construction Value: $3,250,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Newell Regional Services Corporation Water Treatment Plant

Project Description:
The County of Newell, Water Treatment consists of a state of the art membrane filtration plant consisting of rapid mix, flocculation, dissolved air flotation clarification and membrane filtration system. The plant also includes pH adjustment utilizing CO2 gas injection, and taste and odour control utilizing Powdered Activated Carbon.

Location: Brooks, Alberta

Construction Value: $19,100,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Rocky View County - East Balzac Water Supply Project Potable Water Supply Expansion

Project Description:

The project involved the construction of a 3.9 MLD water plant, 750 m3 buried concrete reservoir, distribution pumping capacity of 250 hp, a 400,000 m3 raw water reservoir and 19 km transmission main (400 mm). Treatment process included an aeration system (raw water), Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) technologies and Ultraviolet Disinfection. The system will operate year round providing potable water to the East Balzac commercial and industrial areas.

Location: Balzac, Alberta

Construction Value: $ 35 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Rocky View Water Co-op Ltd. - Water Treatment Plant DAF Upgrade

Project Description:

Work involved upgrades to the water treatment plant from a conventional clarifier to a dissolved air flotation clarifier, which effectively doubled the plant capacity from 3.3 ML/d to 6.6 ML/d. The upgrade was performed within the footprint of the original plant. The two existing aluminum trains were modified to double both the flocculation and filter areas. A SCADA System replaced the old control system.

Location: Bearspaw (Calgary), Alberta

Construction Value: $1,700,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Rocky View Water Co-op Ltd. - Water Treatment Plant Expansion

Project Description:

The project involved the extension of the existing building, the addition of two new Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) treatment units (500 Igpm each), the addition of UV disinfection systems, new distribution pumps (250 hp) and a 2250 m3 potable water concrete reservoir (buried). The project also included upgrades to the power supply and addition of a new (450 kW) standby generator, MCC. The upgrades will allow the WTP to produce up to 13 MLD.

Location: Rocky View County, Alberta

Construction Value: $ 10 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Rocky View Water Co-op Ltd. - Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Project Description:

The project involved the extension of the existing building, the addition of two new Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) treatment units (500 Ipgm each), the addition of UV disinfection systems and new distribution pumps. The project also included upgrades to the power supply and addition of a new (450 KW) standby generator and MCC. The upgrades will allow the WTP to produce up to 13,000 m3/d (2000 Ipgm).

Location: Rocky View County, Alberta

Construction Value: $10,000,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Starland County - H.K.R.W.C & Craigmyle Clearwell Expansion

Project Description:

The project included the expansion of two existing clearwells to provide additional contact time and storage. The H.K.R.W.C. Clearwell Expansion consisted of a 2,300 m3 buried concrete reservoir that services the entire H.K.R.W.C. distribution system. The Craigmyle Clearwell Expansion is a 225 m3 semi-buried concrete reservoir that services the Village of Craigmyle.

Location: Craigmyle & Hanna, Alberta

Construction Value: $2.25 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Key Staff:

Starland Water Authority - Morrin, Munson, Starland County

Project Description:

This is a unique regional initiative to supply potable water from the Town of Drumheller to the Villages of Morrin and Munson, plus rural users in Starland County. It includes installation of 85 km of water mains, including a 34 km main from Drumheller to Munson and Morrin (250 mm, 200 mm & 150 mm diameter), and a new pump station in Drumheller and mechanical upgrades in both Morrin and Munson plants. The pump station also includes a boster pump to create a new pressure zone north of Drumheller. Three contracts were let. The project involved significant inter-municipal coordination and significant environmental and historic resource remediation, given the high palaeontological significance of the Red Deer River Valley.

Location: Drumheller north to Villages of Morrin, Munson, and Starland County

Construction Value: Projected $5.67 million. (Jointly funded)

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Stoney Tribal Administration - Eden Valley Reserve WTP Upgrades & Truckfill Station

Project Description:

Work Included upgrades to increase the capacity of an existing Water Treatment Plant and the construction of a Truckfill Station. The Water Treatment Plant upgrades included installation of a 10.6 L/s capacity upflow clarifier water treatment unit with dual filter system, replacement of transfer pumps, installation of a SCADA system, and extension to the wood frame building.

Location: Eden Valley, Alberta

Construction Value: $1,160,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Stoney Tribal Administration - Morley Wastewater Treatment Plant

Project Description:

The project included the design and construction of a 500 m3/day capacity SBR Wastewater Treatment Plant in Morley, Alberta. WWTP includes buried concrete, process tanks, masonry building, screening, UV system, SCADA system, and an exfiltration gallery. Also included in the project was the design of a septage receiving station.

Location: Morley, Alberta

Construction Value: $5,300,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Suncor Energy - South Tailings Pond PAW Pond Pump Station

Project Description:

Electrical / instrumental / controls design for new Process Affected Water (PAW) Pond Pump Station. Station consists of 8, 400HP 4160V pumps.

Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta

Construction Value: $8,000,000

MPE's Role: Electrical Sub-Consultant

The Lakes of Muirfield - Water Treatment Plant and Pumping Station

Project Description:

Work included design of the raw water supply intake, pump station, and pipeline, construction of a 1,325 m3 underground concrete potable water reservoir, construction of the water treatment plant with pre-engineered steel building, including distribution pumping system, and all mechanical and electrical components. The water treatment plant consists of the following processes: rapid mixing, two stage tapered flocculation, dissolved air flotation clarification, dual media gravity filtration, and U.V. disinfection. The capacity of the water treatment plant is 2.62 ML/d.

Location: Lyalta, Alberta

Construction Value: $3,800,000

MPE's Role: Sub-consultant - WTP and Associated Pumping Facility

Town of Chestermere - Treated Water Storage Reservoir & Pumpstation

Project Description:

The project included design and construction of a reservoir & pump station for the Town. The project consisted of a 6,500 m3 concrete treated water storage reservoir, 30 hp and two 65 hp distribution pumps, all variable frequency drive units and pump station, and all necessary valving. The distribution plant pump station utilizes a SCADA System

Location: Chestermere, Alberta

Construction Value: $1.4 Million

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Town of Claresholm Water Treatment Plant

Project Description:
The Town of Claresholm, Water Treatment consists of a state of the art membrane filtration plant consisting of rapid mix, flocculation, dissolved air flotation clarification and membrane filtration system. The plant also includes pH adjustment utilizing CO2 gas injection, and taste and odour control utilizing Powdered Activated Carbon.

Location: Claresholm, Alberta

Construction Value: $10,000,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Town of Drumheller - East Coulee Wastewater Treatment Plant Electrical Upgrades

Project Description:

To prevent deterioration of electrical components within the waste water treatment, all electrical and controls were relocated to an adjacent building. Where necessary, components were upgraded to facilitate future expansion of the treatment process.

Location: East Coulee, Alberta

Construction Value: $150,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Town of Trochu - Pump Station Upgrades

Project Description:

The project included the design and construction of upgrades to the Trochu potable water pump station. The upgrades included new pumps and piping, upgraded instrumentation, a standby generator set, and a complete new PLC based control system including SCADA.

Location: Trochu, Alberta

Construction Value: $600,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

Key Staff:
George Romao, P.Eng.                Project Manager
Rory Sykes, E.I.T.                           Project Electrical Engineer

Village of Cremona - Treated Water Reservoir

Project Description:

Work included: Design and construction of a 1,240 m3 bolted steel treated water storage reservoir; mechanical and electrical upgrades to the pump station and upgrades to the SCADA system.

Location: Cremona, Alberta

Construction Value: $1,050,000

MPE's Role: Prime Consultant

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