Water


City of Mount Dora, Eastern Service Area WTP

The scope of work includes final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for a new 4.00 mgd water treatment plant with an ultimate capacity of 7.00 mgd.  In addition, the project includes design, permitting and construction management services for approximately 3 miles of 16″ capital water line to serve the areas surrounding the facility.  All subconsultants work directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc.  The plant design consisted of the following major components: design and construction of two, 16″ Floridan Aquifer wells, two 2,000 gpm potable water well pumps, a 1,000,000 gallon ground storage tank with cascade tray aerator, three VFD controlled high service pumps with a capacity of 2,000 gpm each, electrical and controls, 700 kW diesel powered emergency generator and transfer switch, liquid pre- and post-chlorination facilities, iron sequestration feed system, a high service pump building equipped with photovoltaic solar cells, and a SCADA system.


Central Sumter Utility Company WTP #1

The scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for a new 4.32 mgd water treatment plant. All subconsultants worked directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc.. The plant design consisted of the following major components: design and construction of two potable, 12″ wells with 1,500 gpm well pumps, a 500,000 gallon ground storage tank, a packed tower aeration system with two 1,750 gpm transfer pumps, a sulfuric acid pH adjustment system, three VFD controlled high service pumps with a capacity of 2,000 gpm each, gas chlorination system, electrical and controls, a SCADA system and a high service pump and electrical building.


City of Minneola, Sugarloaf Mountain WTP

The scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for a new 5.76 mgd water treatment plant with an ultimate capacity of 8.64 mgd. All subconsultants worked directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc. The plant design consisted of the following major components: design and construction of two, 16″ lower Floridan Aquifer wells, 2,000 gpm well pumps in accordance with Chapter 62-524 F.A.C. (Delineated Wells), a 500,000 gallon ground storage tank, two VFD controlled high service pumps with a capacity of 2,000 gpm each, one VFD controlled jockey pump with a capacity of 500 gpm, electrical and controls, 900 kW diesel powered emergency generator and transfer switch, gas pre- and post-chlorination facilities, a high service pump building, and a SCADA system.


North Sumter Utility Company WTP #1, #2 and #3

The scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for three new water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 20.880 mgd.  All subconsultants worked directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan  & Hiott, Inc.  The combined plants consisted of six, 12“ upper Floridan and two, 16” lower Floridan potable water wells pumping at 2,000 gpm each, a 500,000 gallon elevated storage tank, two ground storage tanks (2.5 MG total), forced draft aeration systems, VFD controlled high service pumping, pH adjustment systems, gas chlorination, backup power generation, I & C and SCADA, along with the related pump and electrical buildings.


City of Minneola, Oak Valley WTP

The scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for a new 3.24 mgd water treatment plant with an ultimate capacity of 5.76 mgd. All subconsultants worked directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc. . The plant design consisted of the following major components: design of three and construction of two, 12″, 1,500 gpm potable water wells in accordance with Chapter 62-524 F.A.C. (Delineated Wells) a 500,000 gallon ground storage tank with aeration, two VFD controlled high service pumps with a capacity of 2,000 gpm each, one VFD controlled jockey pump with a capacity of 500 gpm, electrical and controls, standby power, chlorination facilities, a high service pump building, and approximately 3,800 LF of offsite distribution system improvements.


City of Tavares WTP #1, #2, #3 & #4

Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc., wrote the Facilities Plan for the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan for the funding of this project.  Additional scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for upgrades to Water Treatment Plants No. 1, 2, 3 & 4.  Upgrades to WTP #1 consist of modifications to the SCADA system, upgrades to the remote monitoring systems, and miscellaneous O & M improvements.  Upgrades to WTP #2 and #3 consist of installation of VFD controls on new well pumps, enabling the plants to pump directly into the pressurized distribution system, since these existing facilities have no onsite storage.  New flow paced chlorination and fluoridation equipment will also be added at these facilities.  In addition, the aging elevated storage tank at WTP #2 will be removed from service.  The improvements at WTP #4 consist of the installation of a new 1.0 MG ground storage tank with cascade tray aerators, a new 2,000 gpm well pump, new chlorination and fluoridation systems, and a new VFD controlled high service pump.  Upgrades to the instrumentation and controls systems at all facilities are included in the proposed upgrades.


City of Minneola, Eastridge WTP

The scope of work included final design, preparation of construction plans, permitting and construction management for a new 3.24 mgd water treatment plant with an ultimate capacity of 5.76 mgd.  All subconsultants worked directly for Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc. .  The plant design consisted of the following major components: design and construction of two, 16″, 2,000 gpm potable water wells in accordance with Chapter 62-524 F.A.C. (Delineated Wells), a 300,000 gallon ground storage tank, two VFD controlled high service pumps with a capacity of 2,000 gpm each, one VFD controlled jockey pump with a capacity of 500 gpm, electrical and controls, standby power, chlorination facilities, a high service pump building, and approximately 15 offsite pressure control valves on the existing distribution system.


City of Umatilla Water & Wastewater Master Plans and Water & Wastewater Impact Fee Studies

Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc., has worked as the Utility Engineering Consultant for the City of Umatilla since 2007.  BESH is currently preparing both the Water and Wastewater Master Plans for the City of Umatilla, as well as a systemwide hydraulic model of the City’s existing water system.  The Master Plans will project population growth, water demands, wastewater flows and loadings, and make specific recommendations for required expansions to the City’s water and wastewater infrastructure for a twenty year period.  The report is the basis for guiding the City’s planning for future water and wastewater system improvements.  The Water Master Plan and Wastewater Master Plans, were adopted by the City in 2010, and will be the  guidebook behind future system expansions.  BESH also prepared both Water and Wastewater Impact Fee Studies for the City’s use in determining appropriate impact fees to promote the construction of the required capital facilities throughout the City.


City of Fruitland Park Water Master Plan, Wastewater Master Plan & Reuse Water Capital Improvement Master Plan

Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc., has worked as the Engineering Consultant for the City of Fruitland Park since 2008. BESH is currently preparing the Water, Wastewater and Reuse Master Plans for the City of Fruitland Park, as well as a systemwide hydraulic model of the City’s existing water system.  The Master Plans will project population growth, water demands, wastewater flows and loadings, and make specific recommendations for required expansions to the City’s water and wastewater infrastructure for a twenty year period.  The report is the basis for guiding the City’s planning for future water, wastewater and reuse system improvements. The Water Master Plan, Wastewater Master Plan and Reuse Master Plan, upon completion, will be adopted by the City in 2011, and will be the guidebook behind the current system expansions being undertaken.


SR 500 Fruitland Park Utility Relocations

BESH, on behalf of the City of Fruitland Park, was a subconsultant to DRMP,  responsible for design drawings for the construction of the utility relocations (water and sewer) as required to avoid conflicts with proposed roadway improvements by the Florida Department of Transportation.  The scope of these services included design and permitting for relocations as deemed necessary based upon the proposed FDOT roadway improvement plans provided by DRMP, the FDOT Design Engineer.  BESH also prepared FDEP water and sewer permit applications, coordinated with FDOT and the FDOT contractor and utility providers of final water and sewer utility locations.  BESH prepared the Technical Special Provisions and Pay Item numbers and quantities for the project.  This project was a JPA hardship case.