Sacramento River Water Treatment Plant - Sacramento, Calif.
In October 2001, the City of Sacramento selected Kiewit Pacific Co., a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, to construct the $87 million Sacramento River Water Treatment Plant expansion. The project increased the treatment plant's capacity from 100 to 160 million gallons.
Completed in 2004, the plant is one of two plants that supply all of the drinking water for the City of Sacramento. The scope of work involved constructing new concrete structures, installing mechanical equipment, upgrading the electrical and control equipment, and constructing the new treatment train with touch screen controls for the major equipment in the operations and control building.
Site work consists of clearing 26 acres, building and structure demolition, 300,000 cu. yd. of excavation and embankment, 39,000 ft. of 2-in. to 72-in. underground pipe installation, 37,000 ft. of above-ground pipe, 400,000 sq. ft. of base course and asphalt paving, 45,500 cu. yd. of structural concrete, and 2,200 precast concrete piles.