Case Study: Clark County Detention Center

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Clark County Detention Center (CCDC) is located in Las Vegas, NV and serves as the city jail.  A high volume of large debris in the waste water at CCDC must be macerated before being discharged into the City sewer.  A design/build project was commissioned at CCDC to replace an existing macerator/pump system which was failing. Jensen Engineered Systems (JES), a division of Jensen Precast, assisted the plumbing sub-contractor in the design of a grinder/pump station.  The preliminary design called for a large, pour in place concrete structure.  The challenge of building the structure was that it was located between two …