Projects

Haworth Water Treatment Plant, Haworth, New Jersey (2007-2011)

Buck, Seifert & Jost, Inc. continued its service to United Water New Jersey (UWNJ) for improvements at the Haworth Water Treatment Plant in 2007 through 2011, having designed and provided construction services for the original plant in the 1960s, and expanded plant in the 1980s. Working together with UWNJ and Camp, Dresser & McKee (CDM)… Continue Reading

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Lake DeForest Dam Bascule Gate Replacement, West Nyack, New York (2013)

United Water New York (UWNY) replaced the two 50 feet long by 5 feet high bascule gates at the Lake DeForest Dam. The existing gates were installed when the dam was built in 1956. Working together in a design-build team with UWNY, Jett Industries, Inc. (a Kiewit Company), Steel-Fab, Inc., Complete Hydraulic Works, Inc., and… Continue Reading

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Ammonium Sulfate and Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC) Additions, Haworth, New Jersey (June 2012)

At the Haworth Water Treatment Plant, UWNJ replaced the existing anhydrous ammonia water treatment with a new system using liquid ammonium sulfate, enhancing the safety of the facility. Alternatives were evaluated by BS&J. The existing PAC facilities were relocated into new PAC storage silos and feed system installed near the point of PAC treatment application…. Continue Reading

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Improvements to Sodium Hypochlorite Diffusers, Haworth, New Jersey (April 2014)

At the Haworth Water Treatment Plant, UWNJ replaced the existing sodium hypochlorite system diffusers with a new system providing feed of ‘neat’ sodium hypochlorite while maintaining the flow of plant water downstream to be utilized for mixing purposes, enhancing the reliability and reducing maintenance of the system. A new plant water main was also installed… Continue Reading

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Berkeley Radionuclides Treatment Facility, Toms River, NJ (2012)

United Water Toms River (UWTR) through its water sampling program had identified the need for the addition of radium and gross alpha treatment for its Berkeley Station Wells.  This decision is based upon levels of radium 226 and 228 and gross alpha near the Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs).  The elevated levels of gross alpha and… Continue Reading

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Canal Road Water Treatment Plant, Franklin Township, New Jersey (1996)

In view of the increasing demand and the current status of the existing Raritan-Millstone plant, the owner retained BS&J, in association with Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc., for engineering services for the design and construction of a new water treatment plant located in the vicinity of the confluence of the Raritan and Millstone Rivers. The… Continue Reading

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Park Avenue Air Stripper / 12 MGD Pump Station, Central New Jersey (1993)

The Middlesex Water Company (MWC) Park Avenue Well Field located in central New Jersey was comprised of a system of 17 wells, each with different levels of Radon and Volatile Organic Compounds.  Measurements of levels moved MWC to engage the services of BS& J, Inc. to complete an extensive laboratory test program for the well… Continue Reading

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Lake Lookover Dam, Passaic County, New Jersey (2000)

Retained by the State of New Jersey – Department of Building and Construction (NJ-DBC), BS&J provided engineering services for the rehabilitation of the dam, as well as Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) studies required to provide an EAP and O&M for the dam. Rehabilitation work includes providing a new spillway and overtopping protection for the dam…. Continue Reading

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Cleaning and Cement-Mortar Lining Cast Iron Mains, New Rochelle, New York (2010)

United Water New Rochelle (UWNR) has over 400 miles of water mains serving a heavily populated area in Westchester County, just north of New York City. UWNR has embarked on a multi-year water main rehabilitation program to continue providing quality service to its customers. UWNR had a comprehensive study performed to evaluate the water main… Continue Reading

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Oradell Dam, Oradell, New Jersey (2005)

Oradell Dam, constructed in 1923 is a reverse ambursen type dam, consists of seven (7) large sluice gates and a 330′ spillway. Oradell Dam was designed by the founder of the firm, Mr. Nicholas S. Hill, Jr. United Water New Jersey requested that operational aids be prepared related to the operation of the sluice gates… Continue Reading

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