KEWASKUM WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY
Upon completion of Facility Planning, in accordance with a compliance schedule included in the Village of Kewauskum’s WPDES Permit, McMahon designed the upgrade and expansion of their wastewater treatment facility.
Improvements included the addition of a new Headworks and Pump/UV Building. Aluminum dome covers were installed on the primary and final clarifiers for weather protection, and updates to the laboratory facilities were made. Three new 75-horsepower positive displacement blowers were installed in the existing Blower Building.
Unit processes at the plant included Fine Screening; Grit Removal System; Primary Clarification; Aerobic Digestion; Fine-Bubble Activated Sludge Aeration; Splitter Box and Final Clarification; Ferrous Chloride Phosphorus Removal; UV Disinfection; Liquid Sludge Storage/Land Application; Storage for hauled-in waste.
Electrical upgrades included a new 3-phase electrical service and transformer; new switchgear and 300-kW standby generator in the existing Blower Building; new MCCs; SCADA System with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) touch-screens; and video surveillance.