Our firm provided the planning, design, permitting and construction administration services for the upgrade of this wastewater treatment facility in order to meet the stringent phosphorus and ammonia effluent limits for discharge into the Pequest River. Additionally, we obtained funding for the project through the N.J. Environmental Infrastructure Funding Program (now known as N.J. Water Bank) which provided low and zero interest loans and we served as the primary interface with NJDEP and N.J. Water Bank on all funding issues for the duration of the project.
Our firm provided the initial planning, design, and permitting of this new wastewater treatment facility serving Branchville Borough and portions of Frankford Township which was previously served by individual septic systems and two private wastewater treatment facilities. Additionally, we obtained attractive funding for the project, including the largest U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Grant/Loan awarded in New Jersey which was over $16 million dollars.
We provided the planning, design, permitting and construction administration services for the upgrade and expansion of this wastewater treatment facility. This was done to meet more stringent, effluent limits and to accommodate increased flows from infiltration during rainfall events. The project included the relocation of the outfall pipe to the Wanaque River. We successfully obtained favorable funding for the project through the N.J. Environmental Infrastructure Funding Program (now known as N.J. Water Bank) including low and zero interest loans, and one of the first American Recovery and Redevelopment Act (ARRA) grant awards in New Jersey, which essentially reduced the project cost to the client by over 50%.
Our firm provided the facilities planning and professional engineering services for the development of asset management plans for the borough’s water and wastewater systems. We successfully obtained favorable funding for the development of the plans through N.J. Water Bank, which included low to zero interest loans, and principal forgiveness (which means a portion of loan becomes a grant) of $100,000.