Preliminary Engineering Study – Hanna Winery, Sonoma County, CA
Project engineer. Preparation of a preliminary engineering study for pre-treatment (pH control and screening) and treatment facilities (mechanically-aerated facultative ponds).
Feasibility Study – Vacu-Dry Company, Sonoma County, CA
Project engineer/manager. Prepared a comprehensive study which evaluated the facility’s existing overland flow and storage system to adequately treat and dispose of its apple process wastewater.
Independent Engineering Review, Process Wastewater Treatment Privatization – Chase Manhattan Bank, PEMEX Refinery – Monterey, Mexico
Assisted in an independent engineering review of a 4 mgd advanced wastewater treatment and reuse DBO project for an oil refinery. Treatment included: dissolved air flotation, conventional biological, chemical/physical (softening and filtration), chlorination, activated carbon, reverse osmosis and evaporation-crystallization.
Independent Engineering Review, Wastewater Disposal – Credit Suisse/Sumas Cogeneration Company – Sumas, WA
Independent engineering review and report on the proposed disposal of the City of Sumas’ wastewater and Sumas Cogeneration Company’s process wastewater to a Canadian wastewater treatment plant.
Process Wastewater Management System – Sutter Home Winery, Napa County, CA
Project engineer/manager. Design of pH control system and a mechanically-aerated facultative pond system for treatment of process wastewater from a major bottling facility. Design of associated pumping systems. Disposal of treated effluent accomplished by irrigation of on-site landscaping. Provided limited construction observation and support services and O & M manual.
Feasibility Study – Sutter Home Winery, Napa County, CA
Project engineer/manager. Prepared a study which evaluated several off-site and on-site process wastewater treatment and disposal alternatives for a major bottling facility in an industrial park. The District’s stringent discharge requirements as well as high costs for connecting and discharging to the existing municipal system were a significant issue and consideration. One of the on-site […]
Newton Vineyards Process Wastewater Management System
Project engineer/manager. Design of pH control system and sequencing batch reactor system for treatment and discharge of winery process wastewater to native forested area. Design and construction were fast-tracked. Coordinated directly with suppliers for purchase and delivery of long lead/critical owner-furnished equipment (e.g., SBR, sludge and reclaimed water tanks, SBR and aeration equipment, pumps). Acted […]