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:

The project is under concept design and final design in 2021, with phased construction in 2021 and 2022.  

  1. Project Contact
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Joel Sensenig, P.E.
Assistant Director 
847-377-7500 
publicworks@lakecountyil.gov