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Culpeper County, VA

New 2.5 MGD Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Wastewater Treatment Facility

Reid Engineering designed a cost effective wastewater treatment facility after their previous consultant had preliminary cost estimates that well exceeded the Counties budget. Reid Engineering was able to offer up value engineering and a streamline the design so that the County would save over fifteen million dollars. Once again, the Owner found value in saving money for their community and looked to REC for a cost effective and innovative design that would meet the strict Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Limits. Reid Engineering was the Prime Engineer on the project which consisted of the following:

  • Revisions to Preliminary Engineering Report
  • Wetlands Delineation and Permitting
  • Roadway Design and Permitting
  • Stormwater Design and Permitting
  • Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control
  • VA DEQ Permitting
  • BioWIN Modeling
  • Structural, Electrical, Civil and Mechanical design of a New 2.5 MGD Bardenpho WWTP that will meet TN = 4 mg/l and TP = 0.3 mg/l.
  • Bidding and Construction Phase Services

More specifically, the New 2.5 MGD WWTP consists of the following:

  • Headworks – Grit Removal, Screening and Pumps
  • Reactor Tanks for Equalization and Nitrification/Denitrification
  • Various on-site Pump Stations
  • Clarifiers
  • Lab/Office Building
  • Equipment Building – pumps, blowers, maintenance shop, and chemical feed equipment
  • Filter Building
  • Belt Press Building
  • UV System and Post Aeration
  • SCADA System
  • Final effluent Outfall line to Mountain Run