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Lagoon Upgrade & Blower Line Replacement

PROJECT. Lagoon Upgrade (Blower Line Replacement)

LOCATION.  Sylvan Lake, Alberta

OWNER. Town of Sylvan Lake

OWNER’S REPRESENTATIVE.

David Kelham, C.Tech.

Project Manager

dkelham@sylvanlake.ca

START DATE.  November 2014

COMPLETION DATE.  June 2015

CONSTRUCTION COST.  $226,000

TAGISH’S ROLE.  Prime Consultant

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION.

Tagish Engineering was commissioned to design, tender and inspect the construction for 2014 Lagoon Upgrades in Sylvan Lake, Alberta.  The project included the selection of steel blower lines designed to accommodate the high air temperatures generated by compressing air.  The upgraded blower line system increased the line capacity by 150% while still maintain the required zone system back pressure.  The construction portion of the project included the replacement of all the buried steel blower lines complete with cathodic protection at regular intervals along the length of the pipe.  This project was completed in a timely manner and well under budget.

 

ENGINEERING HIGHLIGHTS.

• There was extensive coordination between the Contractor and Public Works to maintain timelines required for completion of the construction.  This required good communication between all parties.

 •  Removing the existing header pipe and replacing it with a new galvanized steel header pipe.  Tagish was able to work with all parties and complete a project under tight deadlines and under budget

 

CONSTRUCTION HIGHLIGHTS.

•   Removal and disposal of existing header pipe

•   275m of steel header pipe installed

•   Installation of numerous steel fabricated fittings and connectors

•   Installation of several condensate bleed lines

•   Lagoon PVC Liner Repairs

•   Reinstatement of chain link fence

•   Landscaping reinstatement and cleanup of disturbed areas

                                   

SERVICES PROVIDED.

•   Preliminary Surveys

•   Preliminary Engineering and Cost Estimating

•   Detailed Design and Consultation for the Project

•   Tender Preparation

•   Contract Administration

•   Detailed Survey Layout

•   Material Testing and Quality Control

•   As-built Survey

•   Project Management