Newark Pump Station
Prime installation of a 1500kW standby diesel generator to back up pump station owned/operated by City of Newark.
It has two main loads – 1) 2000A MCC fed through a 3000A automatic transfer switch 2) 5kV motor fed through a 2000kVA step-up transformer and a 1200A automatic transfer switch.
This project also included re-routing of a 10" sanitary sewer line and the installation of 620 linear feet of a 10' ornamental steel property fence.
Created an elevated platform eight feet above finished grade for the generator due to its location in a flood plain.
All shut-downs needed to be strictly coordinated because this pump station provides water to half of Wayne,NJ and all of Newark, NJ.