The project will result in the replacement of all biosolids processes at San Francisco’s Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant, including anaerobic digesters, solids dewatering, solids thickening, odor control and energy recovery facilities.
SFPUC’s Southeast Plant is in the
When complete, the vision is for the Southeast Plant to have a world-class biosolids system that produces a Class A biosolids product, achieves beneficial reuse of treatment byproducts (including biosolids and biogas), maintains stringent nondetectable odor levels, and integrates with the community to improve aesthetics and safety, as well as to provide opportunity for education and job growth.
Early in the project, Brown and Caldwell’s team will help SFPUC determine which biosolids treatment technology to use. SFPUC has expressed interest in and is now piloting an emerging technology — thermal hydrolysis process (THP) pretreatment. Across
“With our company roots beginning in
Brown and Caldwell is leading a team that includes major partner
The project planning and definition phase is expected to last 25 months. The new biosolids facilities are expected to be fully designed, constructed and operational within 10 years.
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