1. Hermitage Municipal Authority Low-Pressure Sewer System

    Sanitary surveys revealed that more than 40 percent of surveyed on-lot disposal systems on North Neshannock Road, North Darby Road, and South Darby Road in the City of Hermitage were classified as suspected or confirmed malfunctions according to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations. These results suggested untreated sewage was being discharged into “Waters of…

  2. Bloomsburg Sanitary Sewer CCTV Condition Assessment

    The Municipal Authority of the Town of Bloomsburg was experiencing significant infiltration and inflow of stormwater to their sanitary system, which was overwhelming their downstream wastewater treatment facilities. Under budgetary constraints, the Authority identified a high-priority portion of their sewershed for immediate evaluation and condition assessment. RETTEW’s Subsurface Utility Engineering team used Envirosight RovverX robotic…

  3. Paradise Township Sewage Collection System – Multiple Extensions

    RETTEW managed the design and construction of multiple extensions to the Paradise Township Sewer Authority’s sewage collection system. Each project was funded through the Community Development Block Grant program for low- to moderate-income residents. RETTEW’s services included survey, environmental clearance, design, permitting, bidding assistance, construction administration, construction resident project representation, and grant administration. The projects…

  4. Paradise Township Sewer Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

    The Paradise Township Sewer Authority owns and operates a wastewater treatment plant that serves all existing sewer areas in Paradise Township. Growth in the service area necessitated an expansion of the hydraulic and organic capacity of the existing plant from 120,000-gpd to 220,000-gpd. Additionally, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection required the expanded treatment plant…

  5. University Area Joint Authority Advanced Water Treatment Facility Expansion

    Operational since 2005, the University Area Joint Authority’s (UAJA) beneficial reuse project has provided millions of gallons of potable-quality reclaimed wastewater to the businesses and environment of the Centre Region of Pennsylvania. At the core of this reuse project is the advanced water treatment (AWT) facility, housed within the Spring Creek Pollution Control Facility. The…

  6. Highspire Borough Authority Capital Improvement Plan

    The Highspire Borough Authority retained RETTEW to prepare a capital improvement plan to assist in planning for the future needs of their operations. The plan called for reviewing the existing wastewater facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and sanitary collection and conveyance systems, with the goal of anticipating necessary system repairs and replacements. In addition…

  7. Hermitage Annual Report

    As part of their overall strategy to optimize operations, maintenance, and finances, and to fulfill requirements of a bond indenture, the Hermitage Municipal Authority retained RETTEW to prepare an annual report of the Authority’s operating system. The report summarizes the operations, expenditures, and facility capacities, and predicts future system requirements. Yearly updates to the report…

  8. University Area Joint Authority Reverse Osmosis Membrane Replacement

    The University Area Joint Authority owns and operates an advanced water treatment facility at the Spring Creek Pollution Control Facility. The treatment facility uses reverse osmosis membranes for reclaiming wastewater to a potable quality permeate for distribution and reuse by local industries. The original membranes were installed in 2006 and provided exceptional water quality with…

  9. Hermitage Organic Waste Digestion and Environmental Attributes Program

    The Hermitage Municipal Authority’s organic waste digestion project has many environmental and economic benefits. By processing waste sludge and food wastes through its anaerobic digestion system, the Authority not only produces a beneficial energy source in the form of biogas, but they also prevent the disposal of organic waste at landfills. By diverting wastes from…

  10. Hermitage Class A Biosolids Program

    When the Hermitage Municipal Authority wanted to obtain Class A status for its biosolids, it was not as simple as downloading and completing the necessary forms. As one of the first facilities in Pennsylvania to accept food waste in its digesters, the Authority needed to first receive conditional approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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