Rehabilitation of the Potomac Pumping Station

URS Corporation contracted with BSCI to provide Construction Phase Management and related Engineering Services for the District of Colombia Water and Sewer Authority for the Potomac Pumping Station Rehabilitation Project in Washington, D.C. This project is scheduled for duration of 27 months and is valued at $11 M. It consists of the rehabilitation of the 460 MGD combination sewer/storm water Potomac Pumping Station. The project includes:

  • Demolition and replacement of existing electrical substations, including installation and removal of a temporary electrical building
  • Renovation of three sewage pumps including replacement of motors and variable frequency drives
  • Partial demolition and modification of concrete motor supports for three pumps and surrounding platforms
  • Renovation of ball valves and replacement of actuators
  • Modifications to wet walls, intake conduits, and existing 5-KV switchgear
  • Demolition and replacement of existing 480- volt motor control center
  • Replacement of the existing pumping control panel with a new PLC panel
  • Replacement of the existing HVAC system serving the Operating Room & Screen Room
  • Construction of an Operator Control Room


  • Office engineering including review of all drawings not reviewed by the Design Engineer, schedules, and other construction contractor submittals
  • Preparation and negotiation of Change Orders
  • General Construction Management
  • Resident Engineering and Inspection
  • Quality Assurance
  • Materials testing
  • Claims avoidance, claims analysis and management
  • EPA Grant Close-out
  • Incidental and reasonable services necessary to complete the work
  • Project Value: 11 million
  • Shuas Mengale, URS Corp 2020 K Street N.W.
    Washington , DC 20006 Map

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