Des Plaines River Water Reclamation Facility – Press and Polymer Equipment Replacement

Project Location: Dewatering and biosolids dryer buildings at the Des Plaines River Water Reclamation Facility in the Buffalo Grove area.    

Project Description: The project consists of replacement/enhancement of sludge dewatering equipment, which will result in operational benefits and carbon emission reduction. The project will also make modifications to the biosolids dryer building to monitor gases and reduce odor, and install alum dosing piping to improve permit compliance and protect water resources in Lake County. 

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Current Phase/Anticipated Schedule:

This project is under final design, with the first phase of construction occurring in 2022. Completion of the project is anticipated to occur in the 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Program.  

  1. Project Contact
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Joel Sensenig, P.E.
Assistant Director