Paterson City Solids/Floatables Control Facility

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The City of Paterson is constructing clean water improvements that are being funded with approximately $9 million in loans from the NJ Water Bank, a joint low-rate funding program of the DEP and the NJ I-Bank. Total savings for this project are estimated to be $3,891,361 over the 20-year term of the loan or 43% of the total project cost. In addition, this project is creating an estimated 108 direct construction jobs.

The project includes the construction of solid/floatable control facilities to eliminate and properly dispose of solids that are too large to pass through the city's 31 permitted combined sewer overflows. A total of four different outfall sites are being constructed on three combined sewer overflow (CSO) sites containing a combination of mechanical screening and netting facilities. A static bar screen is being constructed on an additional site.

According to André Sayegh, Mayor of Paterson City, "This project is an example of our commitment to improve energy efficiency, better manage our waste water and reduce risks to public health and the environment. This project is accomplishing all that at the lowest possible cost through the NJ I-Bank and will save our rate payers money over time."

This project was designed by the Alaimo Group and constructed by Tomar Construction, LLC.

Picture courtesy of the Alaimo Group.

Published 12/17/2019