The intent of the University Lift station Project was to renovate the existing Lift Station from its current wet/dry process and convert it into a larger wet well with submersible pumps. This new lift station consisted of three sewer lift pumps, a triplex wet well, valve vault, force-main and collection piping, flow-meter, and a bio-filter odor control system. In addition the installation of a new control building with transfer switch and required electrical components to assure proper operation of the facility was completed. A rock wall, and security fence were also included.
The contracted scope of work also involved the installation of a free-standing overhead bridge crane and electric chain hoist system and standby generator. AUI was also required to provide sewer by-pass pumping and maintenance in addition to site dewatering. Although this was a City of Las Cruces project, the easement and the construction easement were on NMSU property. Maintaining good communication with the City of Las Cruces, NMSU and Engineer Bohannan Huston was essential throughout this project.