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Project Category: Industrial

Location: Kamloops, BC

Project Summary:

Major infrastructure upgrade to the existing waste water treatment plant, designed to improve effluent quality for environmentally-sound discharge into the Thompson River while improving overall energy efficiency and recovery of resources by utilizing an impermeable gas collection cover.

Completion Date: May 2014

Project Value: $3.8 million

Scope of Work:

  •  Total project cost: $43.3 million 
  • Electrical contract cost: $3.8 million
  • 18 PLC Control Panels complete with instrumentation
  • 5,000 Volt Substation, switchgear and transformer
  • 2 - 500kW standby Generators
  • 4000A 600V Distribution
  • 4000A cable bus
  • 800A 600V MCC
  • 2-600A 600V MCC
  • 400A 600V MCC
  • 15 VFD installs of various horsepower

Fast Facts:

“This was a huge upgrade, involving a move to an all-new plant while existing systems stayed online and the custom design and wiring of numerous integrated control panels (built by Betts). The project was a huge success, finally moving the city of Kamloops into the modern age when it comes to the treatment of waste water, especially compared to the old style lagoon structure they had been using.”

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