Pipelines

Members of the MC Engineering, Inc. team have played a primary role in leading the following pipeline projects to completion:

24″ and 18″ Potable Water Pipeline, Lincoln California. Mr. Carey served as the project manager responsible for planning, right-of-way acquisition, permitting, design review and approval, bidding and construction management for $2.2 million pipeline and related bore and jacking operation. He reviewed progress of work, negotiated and approved all change orders.

Pipeline Project, San Juan Water District, Folsom California. Mr. Carey developed a hydraulic computer model in order to determine pipe diameters for 7 miles of 40‑inch and 66‑inch water transmission main. He also compiled a comprehensive cost estimate for the pre-design report.

Water Commission Southwest Pipeline, North Dakota. Mr. Carey assisted in the development of instrumentation plans and specifications for the 900‑Mhz radio telemetry system. The project included 15 major pump stations, 17 storage reservoirs, and more than 250 miles of 12‑inch to 26‑inch transmission mains.

Pipeline Replacement, Fair Oaks Water District, California. Mr. Carey project engineer for a 30‑inch replacement pipeline. The project involved replacing an elevated creek crossing with a buried pipeline and associated appurtenances. Mr. Carey performed pipeline design, wrote specifications, and provided field inspection services.

Pumpstations

Members of the MC Engineering, Inc. team have played a primary role in leading the following pump station projects to completion:

City of Stockton, Delta Water Supply Pump Station. Mr. Carey was the project engineer responsible for designing an 80 mgd raw water intake on the San Joaquin River in Stockton California. Designed a backup levee and related instrumentation program for monitoring earthwork and placement of fills during construction. Coordinated with the geotechnical engineer for earthwork specifications, monitoring, and testing. Coordinated with the State Reclamation Board and local Reclamation District to build consensus on construction phasing. Performed hydraulic analysis for pumps, designed site, and coordinated related engineering disciplines.

Calaveras County, California, Ebbett’s Pass Water Pumping Stations. Mr. Carey developed operations and maintenance manual. The project included two high lift pump stations with 500,000‑gallon storage tanks and 500‑kW and 750‑kW diesel generators for standby power. Each site is comprised of three vertical turbine pumps which provide 1,600 gpm at an average 390 feet TDH. Mr. Carey performed inspection services for pump station start‑up and field verification of wiring and control system operation.

Buckeye Water Treatment Plant, City of Redding, California. Mr. Carey assisted in preliminary design and hydraulic analysis of this 7‑mgd water treatment plant. He wrote process control and loop descriptions for instrumentation and control system for the treatment plant and related distribution system facilities. He compiled process and instrumentation diagrams and detailed instrument installation drawings. Mr. Carey designed sludge handling facilities, including three pump stations and a fire pump system, and wrote technical specifications. He also assisted in compiling of a comprehensive cost estimate for the project.

Water Commission Southwest Pipeline, North Dakota. Mr. Carey assisted in development of instrumentation plans and specifications for the 900‑Mhz radio telemetry system. This project included 15 major pump stations, 17 storage reservoirs, and more than 250 miles of 12‑inch to 26‑inch transmission mains.

Water Treatment

Members of the MC Engineering, Inc. team have played a primary role in leading the following water treatment projects to completion:

Water Supply Development and Planning, Tehama County California. Mr. Carey directed engineers and provided planning services for 3700 lot master planned community. The project included preparing related engineering in order to comply with SB 610 and 221. Mr. Carey directed the development of multiple groundwater wells and test holes to prepare a localized groundwater model in order to verify long-term water supplies. Coordinated water supply studies with Department of Health Services, DWR, and County Water Resources staff. He managed the pre-design efforts for a membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater reclamation facility and related waste discharge permitting with the Regional Water Quality Control Board. He directed the preparation of a water master plan, preliminary system layouts and pre-design level engineering for major water supply, storage, and pumping facilities to support the community. He prepared budgets, estimates, schedules and related technical data to support a finance plan and the formation of a new CSD and water district and provided planning oversight for interchange improvements on I-5.

Placer County Water Agency, Foothill Water Treatment Plant, California. Mr. Carey served as the project engineer for a pre-design report and master plan for 20 mgd expansion of the 37‑mgd water treatment plant. He conducted pilot filtration studies and presented results to DHS to allow for higher filtration rates based on modified filter media design.

Placer County Water Agency, Water Treatment Plant Expansion and PLC Retrofit, California. Mr. Carey performed construction support services and field verification of instrumentation and control system construction.

Placer County Water Agency, Foothill Water Treatment Plant, Auburn California. Mr. Carey developed new control strategies and process and instrumentation diagrams to automate and coordinate the operation of both the 15‑mgd and 10‑mgd water treatment plant. This project included the addition of a 12 mgd filter‑to‑waste control features and outlining plant-wide SCADA functions.

North Auburn Water Treatment Plant Expansion, Nevada Irrigation District, Auburn California. Mr. Carey assisted in preliminary design and performed hydraulics analysis. He wrote process control and loop descriptions for instrumentation and control systems for the treatment plant. He compiled process and instrumentation diagrams and detailed instrument installation drawings. He also assisted in construction inspection and oversight services.

Buckeye Water Treatment Plant, City of Redding, California. Mr. Carey assisted in preliminary design and hydraulic analysis of this 7‑mgd water treatment plant. He designed sludge handling facilities, including three pump stations and a fire pump system, and wrote technical specifications. He also assisted in the compilation of a comprehensive cost estimate for the project.

Water Treatment Plant Expansion, City of Coalinga, California. Mr. Carey developed control descriptions, process and instrumentation diagrams and specified instruments for expanding and automating this water treatment plant. The project involved the addition of two new filters and a plant-wide SCADA system which accommodated both the existing and new treatment facilities. Mr. Carey also designed the control room hardware and software features associated with the new SCADA system.

Wastewater Treatment

Members of the MC Engineering, Inc. team have played a primary role in leading the following wastewater treatment projects to completion:

City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility, Lincoln, California. Mr. Carey served as the Project Manager for approximately $100 million in improvements for a new tertiary treatment facility and related components. Related projects include effluent pipelines, outfall and monitoring stations, offsite reclamation facilities, and a 2.5 mile deep gravity influent pipeline. He served as the Project Manager for a 48″ to 66″ deep gravity sewer. He assisted in developing a permitting strategy with the RWQCB. Mr. Carey reviewed all project plans, contractor change orders, pay requests, etc. He was responsible for overseeing and managing budget and schedule for overall project.

Existing Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion, Lincoln, California. Mr. Carey assisted with negotiations between City and Development Community to determine viable alternatives for expanding the City’s land disposal and treatment facilities. He identified pipeline alignments and assisted in right-of-way acquisition and CEQA process. Mr. Carey also reviewed RWQCB permit applications and provided technical input on proposed construction and related schedule.

Sewage Lift Station and Forcemain, Sun City Lincoln Hills, Lincoln California. Mr. Carey provided value engineering and design oversight for a 36″ gravity sewer, lift station and forcemain to accommodate project startup of Sun City Lincoln Hills. He prepared bid documents, conducted all bidding procedures and managed construction and project completion in conjunction with City inspection staff. He worked under strict schedule constraints to complete the installation in order to convey project flows to existing city WWTP at startup.

Gravity Sewer and Forcemain Project, Lincoln California. Mr. Carey served as the project manager for a 30″ and 36″ gravity sewer and creek crossing and an 18″ forcemain. Project included depths up to 20 feet in existing City streets and crossing of environmentally sensitive areas under strict schedule constraints. He worked with City staff consultants and contractors to install critical sections prior to the placement of pavement in approved subdivisions. He also assisted in CEQA and right-of-way acquisition and coordinated pre-purchase of C-905 and ductile iron pipe.

Hangtown Wastewater Treatment Plant, City of Placerville, California. Mr. Carey prepared a master plan and identified improvement alternatives to expand the wastewater treatment plant to meet 2015 projected flows and high infiltration and inflow related flows. He conducted follow‑up process assessments of the secondary clarifiers and disinfection system. He served as a design engineer for a 1.3‑mg flow equalization basin and plant-wide control system. Mr. Carey determined design improvements for chlorination and dechlorination system. He performed construction management services, including submittal reviews, coordinating construction meetings, and approving contractor pay requests. Mr. Carey prepared design documents for additional improvements, including an aeration basin and fine bubble diffused air system, new secondary clarifier, and standby power system.

City of Manteca Wastewater Quality Control Facility Phase III Expansion. Mr. Inferrera provided residential engineering support, field inspection, and document control services for the City of Manteca WQCF Phase III Expansion. Improvements included the construction of a solids handling facility, pump station, and installation of a new centrifuge, along with associated electrical and pipeline improvements. A shop building and a locker room for plant staff was also constructed.