- Completed feasibility-level designs for alternatives for construction of a 24 cfs diversion structure
- Aided in the development of design criteria by evaluating timing of availability of water in the river versus cost and structure requirements to divert at various in stream flow rates
- The feasibility design was for a unique, habitat-friendly, combined diversion / discharge structure that would allow treated effluent to be discharged at the diversion point while providing hydraulic separation between the effluent and diverted water
- Evaluated a pump station, 2,500 foot pipeline to tie into the provider’s raw water system and project permitting requirements
- Conducted evaluations of Section 404 permitting requirements for several options
- Design options were incorporated to minimize the level of Section 404 permitting needed, with avoidance of impacts (and thus no need for an individual permit) a primary goal
- Minimizing the level of permit needed (i.e., Individual > Nationwide > no permit) can save time and money on the final project, and is a win-win for the client and the environment
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