Construction Management Services for The South Miami Heights Water Treatment Plant – Miami Dade Water and Sewer Department.

Project Description

The South Miami Heights Water Treatment Plant (SMHWTP) facility will encompass a 20 million gallon per day (MGD) nano-filtration membrane softening plant, including but not limited to, a 5 MGD water reservoir, high service pump station, post treatment chemicals, degassifier contact basin, yard piping including ductile iron pipe (DIP) of 24″, 36″ and 42″ diameter, electrical switch gear, electrical rooms, generators, membrane process equipment, pretreatment strainers and building structures. The plant portion was cancelled but all other components totaling approximately $23M were completed. A.D.A. Engineering, Inc. (ADA) was responsible for the construction management of the project. The construction management (CM) services included full integration of consultant staff with WASD staff to develop a seamless team and provide complete CM coverage commencing with pre-bid services (contract review) through construction closeout. To date, the high service pumpstation and reservoir have been completed. General activities during construction included daily inspections and reporting, maintenance of a daily log, review and approval of construction schedules and schedule of values, responding to Request for Information (RFI’s), processing and authorizing progress payments including allowance accounts, review of change orders as well as performance testing/oversight of plant start-up, review of Operations and Maintenance manuals and certification of the water treatment plant, pipelines and well-field projects.

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