Buck, Seifert & Jost, Inc. – Promotions announced for corporate officers (May 2023)

Posted on: May 1, 2023

Advancing the high standards of performance upon which BS&J has built its reputation since its founding in 1904 by Nicholas S. Hill, Jr., a pioneer in the field of waterworks and sanitary engineering, we are pleased to announce the following promotions in the image on the left. They have the continuing support of Ron and… Continue Reading

Veolia Water New Jersey, Inc. – Western Lower Pumping Station Improvements (December 2022)

Posted on: December 30, 2022

Engineering design and permitting efforts continue for improvements to the lower pumping station at Western Reservoir.  Improvements include increased pumping capacity, variable frequency drives, and standby power.

Veolia Water New Jersey, Inc. – Temporary and Permanent Treatment for PFAS (June 2022)

Posted on: June 30, 2022

BS&J is providing design, permitting, and engineering services during construction for several groundwater well locations requiring treatment for the removal of polyfluoroalkyl substances – known as PFAS. Several temporary treatment systems have been installed.  Construction of the permanent systems will begin in 2023.

SUEZ Water New York Inc. – RVWF Pump Station Electrical Upgrade (September 2021)

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Buck, Seifert & Jost, Inc. was retained to evaluate, plan, and develop a conceptual design to replace the Ramapo Valley Wellfield (RVWF) Pump Station (PS) 4.16KV switchgear and pump control equipment due to age, increasing difficulty to obtain parts, and the increased safety features offered by the electrical equipment manufacturers. A conceptual design was completed… Continue Reading

Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut – Putnam WTP Settling and Filter Replacement (DAF) Value Engineering (March 2021)

Posted on: March 1, 2021

Working together with Aquarion and Hazen and Sawyer (Hazen), BS&J reviewed 30% Design Documents including drawings, major equipment specifications, and the preliminary design report. A touchpoint list and short list of comments were prepared for consideration by Aquarion and Hazen including the evaluation of electrical options, consideration of phases/ stages of construction, available treatment processes… Continue Reading

SUEZ Water New York Inc. – RVWF Pump Station Electrical Evaluation (August 2020)

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Existing electrical switchgear at the RVWF pump station in Rockland County, NY is being evaluated. BS&J is preparing conceptual one-line diagrams, estimated costs, and recommendations to assist in the evaluation of an electrical upgrade with 4160V and 480V equipment.

SUEZ Water New York Inc. – Valley Cottage Tank Painting (August 2020)

Posted on: August 27, 2020

BS&J is preparing the design of a temporary pumping operation and control strategy to allow this elevated storage tank serving a small pressure district to be offline for painting. Upgrading existing variable frequency drives, temporary emergency supply, fire flow, and surge relief are being considered.

SUEZ Water New Jersey, Inc. – 2,000lf 24-inch diameter Prestressed Concrete Lined Cylinder Pipe (PCLCP, SP-5) Replaced with Ductile Iron Pipe (July 2020)

Posted on: July 27, 2020

Construction was completed by J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. (JFC) replacing approximately 2,000 linear feet of 24-inch diameter prestressed concrete pipe constructed in the 1970s with 24-inch diameter ductile iron pipe. The work included constructing insertion and extraction locations to allow the inspection of the remaining PCLCP utilizing the Xylem PURE Pipe Diver electro-magnetic… Continue Reading

SUEZ Water New York Inc. – Sterling Lake Tank Replacement (July 2020)

Posted on: July 27, 2020

Temporary storage and pumping requirements during the planned replacement of an existing 0.2MG potable water storage tank are being considered. BS&J was retained to assist with the design, permitting and construction of a new potable water storage tank. In August 2020, BS&J assisted with field flow testing and hydraulic modeling.

SUEZ Water New York Inc. – Chlorine Contact (CT) Water Main Replacement (June 2020)

Posted on: June 27, 2020

Additional CT has been provided by the replacement of existing 16” diameter water main pipe with larger 36” diameter pipe to provide four (4)-log inactivation of viruses. BS&J completed the design in April 2020 which included special consideration of thrust restraint for the larger diameter and the operating pressures in this pressure district. Construction was… Continue Reading