Water Treatment and Distribution:
Booster Stations and Storage Tanks


Bright Star Subdivision Booster Station and Reservoir

Owner: Granite Investments and Development
Delivery Method: Construction Manager at Risk
Contract Value: $1,071,637 (Finished under at $905,028)
Year Completed: 2009
Scope of Work: FE served as the CM@Risk for this 1 MG storage tank and booster station project.FE worked with the developer and a local engineering firm to provide constructability reviews, value-engineering, opinions of probable costs and to subsequently construct the facility. FE also worked closely with the Town of Chino Valley to obtain their input and system requirements. The tank and booster station improvement became part of the Town of Chino Valley’s Water System. The project was completed under budget.

City of Prescott Iron Springs Pump House

Owner: City of Prescott
Delivery Method:
Contract Value: $516,159
Year Completed: 2007
Scope of Work: Serving as subcontractor to Fann Contracting, Fann Environmental was responsible for the construction of a masonry pumphouse building and installation of pumps which included inlet and outlet water piping to an outside connection point.

Granville Connection Booster Station

Owner: Town of Prescott Valley
Delivery Method: Design-Build
Contract Value: $586,200
Year Completed: 2004
Scope of Work: FE led the local Design Build team to construct a potable water booster station. The project included a 690 sq. ft. masonry building with wood trusses and composition roof. This project had a design-build schedule of 150 days for completion. FE used the Total Team Approach to accomplish the goals within the time frames allowed. The change in the final contract amount was due to site location changes directed by the owner. Even with the changes, the project was completed two weeks ahead of schedule.

Groom Creek Booster Pump Station

Owner: Groom Creek Water Users Association
Delivery Method:
Contract Value: $455,161
Year Completed: 2011
Scope of Work: Fann Environmental served as the general contractor for this project which consisted of the construction of a water booster station building to replace an existing pump house. The project incorporated the installation of skid mounted booster pump system with a hydro tank, a fire pump, underground piping, construction of a masonry building, electrical system work, site work and abandonment of the existing pump house. Fann Environmental installed all the underground piping to connect the new booster station to the water distribution system and the water storage tanks. Additionally, project included re-plumbing the system wells to discharge directly to the storage tanks and then abandonment of the existing booster pump system. Fann Environmental coordinated commissioning and start-up services between the owner and equipment representatives.

Hopi Jr/Sr School Temporary Water System Plant Performance Optimization

Owner: Hopi Junior Senior High School
Delivery Method: Design-Build
Contract Value: $76,030
Year Completed: 2009
Scope of Work: FE served as the Design-Builder on this project providing a temporary water system to by-pass the existing elevated storage tank, which needed to be removed from service and repaired. Included with the installation were three 10,000-gallon storage tanks and two booster pumps equipped with variable frequency drives to maintain a steady pressure under variable demands, including fire protection.

Luke Air Force Base Surge Suppression Tank

Owner: Luke Air Force Base
Delivery Method: Design-Build
Contract Value: $266,100
Year Completed: 2009
Scope of Work: FE served as the Design-Builder on this project, subcontracting this work to Weston Solutions. Luke AFB had been experiencing severe pressure spikes in the water system. To investigate the situation, Weston Solutions performed a surge analysis and determined that the three wells, which supply the system, needed to be equipped with surge controls. FE reviewed this information and designed each well site to contain a 500 gallon surge tank, new well head discharge piping, a pump to waste line, and new Cla-val check valves and pump to waste valves. FE worked with ADEQ to get permit approval. FE was responsible for commissioning, As-Builts, and final ADEQ permitting.

Yavapai Community College Fire Tank

Owner: Yavapai Community College
Delivery Method:
Contract Value: $149,005
Year Completed: 2009
Scope of Work: FE served as a subcontractor on this project to B’s Contracting. This project included the installation of a 120,000 gallon fire tank, a 4” fill line, 16” discharge line, and float controls. FE was responsible for constructing the storage tank pad and tank ring, installation of the water fill and discharge lines, fill control valves, and electrical controls. The project also included abandonment of the existing fire suppression fill line from the campus pond.