Maple Reinders has completed several major upgrades and expansions since the 1990s for the Kelowna Wastewater Treatment Facility.
The most recent contract includes upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant, including construction of a new screening facility, two new primary clarifiers, conversion of two existing primary clarifiers to equalization tanks, a new bioreactor with two process trains, modification of the existing bioreactor aeration system to fine bubble, two new secondary clarifiers, RAS & WAS Pump Stations, a fermenter, a maintenance building, a DAF, a centrifuge, a new odour control system, an expanded UV disinfection system, and miscellaneous ancillary works. This project included installation of large diameter pipe.
Maple Reinders was also responsible for supply and installation of process equipment including submersible mixers, fermenter / primary / secondary clarifier mechanisms, UV system, DAF, centrifuge, grit screening system, membrane and coarse bubble diffusers, macerators, pumps, blowers, and chemical systems.
Project parameters further included the supply and installation of hoist equipment including two 0.5-tonne monorails in the WAS pump station and the fermenter pump station, one 1-tonne monorail in the RAS pump station and one 5-tonne bridge crane in the maintenance building.