Chester-Ridley Creek Pumping Station and Force Main
A significant milestone in attaining the Delaware County Sewage Facilities Plan’s vision of environmentally responsible, cost-effective wastewater management services
In December 2014, the Southwest
The seven municipalities that had been tied into the Baldwin Run plant will benefit from the economies of scale in DELCORA’s 44-MGD (million gallons per day) treatment plant. At the same time, the increased revenue stream allows DELCORA to implement process and handling improvements to increase environmental quality and decrease impact at the WRTP and help to stabilize DELCORA rates.
One of the critical success factors was DELCORA’s collaborative approach to its design, engineering and construction projects. This project involved an exceptional degree of collaboration, with a project team that included representatives of DELCORA’s Administrative, Engineering, Finance, Maintenance Operations and Sewer Maintenance departments; DELCORA’s consulting engineer; and consulting engineers for SWDCMA and Middletown.