Lower Main Pumping Station Improvements


Location: Fort Lee, NJ
Scope of Services: Design, Construction Administration, Permitting
Client: Borough of Fort Lee

Boswell conducted a study to evaluate the capacity of the existing 16 inch force main which conveys flow from the Palisade Terrace Pumping Station to the Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) interceptor. Two (2) developments are requesting to tie into the municipal sanitary system via into the Lower Main Pump Station.  The existing Lower Main Street Pumping Station was evaluated with respect to an upgrade of the facility to permit the existing and future flow entering the pumping station to be pumped directly to the Bergen County Utilities Authority Interceptor located on Lewis Street, thereby passing the Palisade Terrace Station.

Design of the rehabilitation of the Lower Main Pumping Station included installation of three (3) dry pit submersible pumps, piping, comminutor chamber and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.  The design also included the installation of 4,800 linear feet of 10” force main to the existing Bergen County Utilities Authority Interceptor.