WHITAKER CONSTRUCTION CO

(435) 723-2921

44 South 1050 West Brigham City, UT 84302

6891 South 700 West Ste 200 Midvale, UT 84047

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PUMP STATIONS

TAYLOR-WEST WEBER PUMP STATION AND RESERVOIR PROJECT

$3.2 Million- Completed 2010

This project consisted of construction of a new double pump station with one side housing the multiple 600 hp motor pumps for Weber Basin Water and the other side housing the pumps for the Hooper Irrigation Co. The reservoir was a new 34 acre-foot  area pond with an underdrain system and HDPE liner. Special construction items on this project were the helical-pier footprint under the new pump station, extensive dewatering of the project site, canal crossing with all the new utilities to the site, new access road and precast bridge.

ULS ISOLATION/FLUSHING VALVE STATION PROJECT

$5.7 Million- Completed in 2011

The Utah Lake System Isolation and Flushing Valve Structure Project required construction of a dual ninety-six and sixty inch pigging station structure with (2) twenty-four and (1) forty-two inch cone valves, installation of approximately twelve hundred feet of ninety-six and sixty inch welded steel pipe and a new ten-acre earthen flushing basin requiring 90,000 cubic yards of excavation.  Associated work on the project included highway crossings, surface restoration, electrical and fiber optic installation, site work and approximately seven hundred cubic yards of cast-in-place concrete on the new structure.

PUMP STATION 112 REBUILD PROJECT

$1.4 Million- Completed in 2011

This project consisted of the construction of a new 86 MGD brine pump station on the remote west side of the Great Salt Lake. The work consisted of removal of the existing sheetpile cofferdam, installation of a new galvanized sheetpile cofferdam with inlet/outlet wingwalls, a new platform mounted pump station with three 100 HP axial flow pumps and a 24” siphon.
Other work on this project included extensive salt water dewatering, earthwork and rip-rap, flushing water system, siphon vacuum priming system and electrical systems.