WW-639 Oceanside WPCP Digester Upgrade Project
Client: Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant, San Francisco
Service: Construction Management & Construction Inspection
Staff: Bashar Ishaq & Augustine Calija
The objective of this project was to sequentially remove, replace, and upgrade existing deficient & deteriorated digester biogas internal combustion cogeneration systems. JHCE provided support during construction, start-up & commissioning phases, and witnessed performance field tests to ensure that tests were carried out per national code & contract requirements. Additional construction management duties included: key participants in construction meetings, review & approval of force account reports, and evaluation of change order requests proposed by contractors.
The electrical work for the project included electrical power system upgrades, new motor control center & electrical substation, lighting system upgrades, packaged standby diesel engine generator assembly, diesel fuel leak monitoring system, modification of fixed gas monitoring system, instrumentation, and controls work.
Specific tasks included: field inspection of electrical equipment, including a 1000 kVA diesel generator, 1600 A distribution board, 10 low-voltage motors, and other electrical equipment.