Miami-Dade Inflow/Infiltration Reduction Program
For this program, Hazen and Sawyer managed short- and long-range budgets, prioritized needed improvements, administered construction contracts, evaluated change orders, and monitored payment requests and invoices. The result was the delivery of a $230 million program at a cost that was $4.1 million below the original budget.
Establishing Industry Standards
The successful program reduced I/I by 100 mgd and is considered by EPA as a model for other programs.
Project Outcomes and Benefits
- Completed an inventory of the MDWASD collection system, which is comprised of over 2,500 miles of sanitary sewers, 57,000 manholes, and 950 pump station collection basins.
- Coordinated the smoke testing, manhole inspection and TV inspection of the entire system.
- Provided comprehensive design and construction services for over 39,000 required sewer repairs.
- Spearheaded a highly successful program that the EPA considers a model for other utilities.