A Neighborly Septic System Solution

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Newsletter, Wastewater

Good septic tanks make good neighbors. That could be the theme for a recent 1,000 gallon septic tank installation in San Juan Capistrano, California, where Ace Capital Engineering installed a Jensen Precast system with some special attention to the location of the leach field where the outflow from the tank percolates into the soil. Known for its historic mission built in 1776, the south Orange County community of about 35,000 has a city sewer system, but still includes a few older neighborhoods where septic tanks are the prevalent. When a homeowner wanted to construct an auxiliary house on a previously …

Three Piece Design on the Fly

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Newsletter, Project Profile, Wastewater

With 25 million gallons of sewage flowing daily through the site, the N19 Arden Pump Station comprises a vital link in the wastewater infrastructure of Sacramento, California. When the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District embarked on an extensive series of repairs and upgrades, it first needed to divert the flow through a bypass system to dry out the pump station. W.M. Lyles Co., a heavy civil contractor, took on the job. That’s when Mark Schmitz, Project Engineer, placed a call to Tim Pellegrini, Jensen Precast Estimating Manager. The conversation went something like this, Pellegrini says: “We’re doing this job, we need …

Pump Station Helps Hyatt Hotel Remove Wastewater

Bryan Bach 2020 Vision, Wastewater

Hyatt at SFO San Francisco, California Airport hotels hand hundreds of thousands of travelers seeking a good night’s sleep almost every day of the year. When Hyatt Hotels added a new property to accommodate visitors at the San Francisco International Airport, it went with state of the art materials to ensure everything was in good order before opening for business.  Jensen Precast provided a sanitary sewer pump station to Grand Hyatt at SFO to handle its wastewater needs. “We furnished a complete package, including an A-LOK lined concrete well for H2S corrosion protection, FM-rated HOMA ASC submersible pumps with 4” …