WWTP Rehabilitation Project Update for February, 2019

The Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin launched their 2-year, $20 million Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) rehabilitation project in April 2018. Improvements include infrastructure modernization, increased reliability and efficiency, electrical upgrades, and odor reduction. The project is now 65% complete.

The City Council received an update on the project at their January 24, 2019 meeting. Click here to view the slides, and here to view the video (jump to Item 3).

The following work began in February:

  • Equipment testing
  • 6-week seeding process
  • Commissioning the new odor control system

Planned work for 2019 includes:

  1. Trickling Filter #1 
  2. Primary Clarifiers #3 & #4 Improvements 
  3. Emergency Generators Replacement
  4. Paint interior walls 
  5. A new Motor Control Center (MCC-4) located within the Headworks Building to distribute power to Primary Clarifiers #1-#4
  6. The replacement of outdoor lighting with energy efficient LED fixtures
  7. Main Electrical Switchgear Improvements (pending funds availability)
  8. Secondary Clarifiers #1 & #2 Improvements (pending funds availability)

Learn more here.