Delaware Engineering assisted the Village of Canajoharie by implementing a WWTP efficiency project to address the aging components of the existing system as well as to dramatically reduce operating costs and demands.
The wastewater improvements included a new influent screen and grit removal system, conversion of existing oxidation ditches into a fine bubble aeration system and an aerobic digester, disinfection system upgrades, rehabilitation of the belt filter sludge press, new computerized operational controls, and architectural upgrades to increase the facility’s energy efficiency. Improvements also include a new emergency generator rated at 500KW, 480 Volt, 3-phase.
Delaware also assisted the Village with funding procurement. The WWTP efficiency project was funded by Village funds, a $600,000 CDBG Grant, a NYSESD-CCAP $650,000 Grant, and through the CWSRF a $750,000 Grant and $1MM 0% Loan. Construction started in the late winter of 2014 and was completed in the spring of 2015.