Thomas P. Carney, Inc. was the overall Prime Contractor for this Eighteen Million Dollar expansion of the North Church Street Water Treatment Plant “WTP”, located in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Coordination with the Owner’s forces was essential during all phases of the construction work. Existing treatment equipment was relocated and placed back in service in order to keep the WTP running while the new construction began.
Thomas P. Carney, Inc. self-performed the sitework, including soil erosion & sediment control, excavation, dewatering, site utilities, wet taping of existing pipe lines, construction of a new underground detention main and asphalt paving. Thomas P. Carney, Inc. also self-performed the Building concrete work.
Building construction included partial demolition of the existing structure and greatly enlarging the footprint of the WTP. Construction including excavation, dewatering, concrete work, helical piles, masonry, pre-engineered structures, electrical work, HVAC and plumbing work. The existing structure was provided with a new roof, new doors, windows, flooring and restoration of existing brick walls.
Mechanical work included replacement of two (2) three-hundred horse power well pumps and emergency generator.
Water treatment systems included high pressure filters radium removal, UV disinfection, activated carbon absorption and chemical storage and chemical pumping equipment. A fully automated instrumentation system “SCADA” was provided so that the plant can be operated by the plant operator or from a remote location. Interface and coordination with the owners existing instrumentation system was necessary.
Electrical work included the furnishing of variable frequency drives, motor starters, motor control center, lighting, an auto transfer switch and conduit for a future security system.