Municipal Engineering

Bluffdale Triangle Tank

Bluffdale Triangle Tank

The City of Bluffdale, Utah, is now building a 4-million-gallon triangular water tank that HAL designed to fit in a tight space. The tank and accompanying pipeline will improve service in the lower parts of the city.

Read more: Bluffdale water system begins constructing “Triangle Tank”

Sandy City Fluoride Overfeed Investigation

Sandy City Fluoride Overfeed Investigation

Sandy City, Utah, experienced a fluoride overfeed at one of its drinking water wells in February 2019. HAL investigated the cause, developed a forensic hydraulic model, and prepared the final report.

Read more: HAL investigates Sandy City fluoride incident

Bluffdale Independence Well

Bluffdale Independence Well

The City of Bluffdale revamped an old irrigation well and built a new well house to match the newly constructed apartments surrounding it. The project included a temporary pumping setup and a temporary water right to immediately being operating until permanent arrangements could be made.

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Saratoga Springs Irrigation Pond and Pump Station

Saratoga Springs Irrigation Pond and Pump Station

In order for Saratoga Springs, Utah, to continue to grow at its current rate, additional storage was needed in its pressurized irrigation system. HAL provided design and construction management services for a 17-acre-foot concrete-lined storage pond and a 3,200 gallon-per-minute pump station.

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Saratoga Springs Marina Pump Station

Saratoga Springs Marina Pump Station

HAL planned, designed, and oversaw construction of a 10,000 gpm irrigation pump station adjacent to Utah Lake. The new project provides water to the City’s growing southern area and allows the City to utilize Utah Lake water rights rather than canals.

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Provo City 4 MG/6 MG Water Tanks and 24″/30″ Pipelines

Provo City 4 MG/6 MG Water Tanks and 24″/30″ Pipelines

HAL completed a detailed hydraulic analysis to refine proposed storage locations and piping modifications. Following the analysis, HAL provided engineering services for the design, bidding, and construction of two new storage tanks and transmission pipelines.

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Kearns Improvement District 5 MG Tank and 30″ Pipeline

Kearns Improvement District 5 MG Tank and 30″ Pipeline

HAL helped Kearns Improvement District design and permit a new water tank and pipeline on a busy site while maintaining access, water service, and public acceptance during construction.

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Water Rights Support

Water Rights Support

For over 40 years HAL has provided water rights engineering support to municipalities, private clients, and over 20 legal firms in Utah and Idaho. Services have included due diligence and site investigations supporting land purchases, surface and groundwater studies, water use evaluations, water right ownership evaluations, new filings, diligence claims, change applications, proof of appropriation, proof of beneficial use, and water right hearing support.

Moab Water Master Plan, CFP, IFFP, and IFA

Moab Water Master Plan, CFP, IFFP, and IFA

The City of Moab is experiencing considerable pressure from new residential and commercial growth. HAL partnered with Zions Public Finance for a series of plans and assessments. HAL performed planning and modeling for the capital facilities plan (CFP) and impact fee facility plan (IFFP). Zions Public Finance took HAL’s IFFP to the next step by preparing an impact fee assessment (IFA) and rate study.

Spanish Fork Water Master Plan

Spanish Fork Water Master Plan

HAL completed a major update to Spanish Fork City’s Drinking Water Master Plan. Key technical issues included understanding the City’s multi-zone water distribution system, projecting water demands that consider the long-term effects of drought and conservation, developing innovative approaches to pipe network modeling, and updating the City’s GIS-based water infrastructure database.

Freeway Pump Station

Freeway Pump Station

This drinking water project in Draper, Utah, included design and construction of a booster pump station with two 400 horsepower, 1700 gallon-per-minute vertical turbine pumps with pump barrels. The project required geotechnical investigation, hydraulic analysis, transient surge analysis, surge tank design, building design, variable frequency drive design, and a chiller cooling system.

Market Station Sewer

Market Station Sewer

South Salt Lake City selected HAL to design and manage construction of 3,800 feet of 30-inch-diameter trunk sewer along Andy Avenue, 300 West, and Utopia Avenue. The project included surveying, loading calculations, hydraulic modeling, geotechnical issues, pipeline design, conflicting utilities, UTA Trax (light rail) crossing design, easements, and cost estimation.

Highland Wastewater Master Plan

Highland Wastewater Master Plan

Highland City, Utah, has grown rapidly in recent years, straining its wastewater collection system. Consequently, the City desired a master plan that would both address existing system deficiencies and recommend future infrastructure to support further growth. HAL completed a Wastewater Collection System Master Plan with a schedule of capital projects to meet these needs.

Barton Creek Flood Control Project

Barton Creek Flood Control Project

Davis County, Utah, selected HAL to design and assist during the construction of improvements to the Barton Creek flood conveyance system. The project included the design and construction of 3,200 feet of 9′ × 4′ box culvert placed in interstate highway and commuter rail rights-of-way. The project utilized open cutting in the 500 West underpass crossing of I-15 northbound lanes, open-cut crossing of I-15 southbound lanes, and open-cut crossing of Pages Lane.

Valley Downs and Wheeler Wastewater Pump Stations

Valley Downs and Wheeler Wastewater Pump Stations

HAL assisted with the construction of two wastewater pump stations for Granger-Hunter Improvement District. Both are of the dry well / wet well prefabricated type. The Valley Downs Pump Station includes two pumps rated at 500 gallons per minute; the Wheeler Pump Station contains two pumps rated at 650 gallons per minute. Both pump stations are approximately 30 feet deep and were constructed inside sheet piling to accommodate small construction sites in residential neighborhoods. Both feature backup power generation.