San Lorenzo-Caguas Water Supply


The firm performed hydraulic analysis and civil design for upgrading to a 5 mgd water supply system including river intake, raw water pump station and raw water transmission line, 20 km of 18 and 24 inch diameters. filtered water pipeline, and two storage tanks with a total capacity of 5 million gallons. Based on an engineering geomorphic analysis, the intake was placed at a location, and designed with a configuration, which avoids clogging by sediment accumu­lation. A Hydroburst™ system was specified to control clogging of the intake screen by leaves and other debris. The firm also provided Engineering Services during Construction.