EMCOR subsidiary to upgrade Toronto wastewater treatment plant
NORWALK, CT, Sept. 1, 2009 -- EMCOR Group's Comstock Canada subsidiary has received a contract from the City of Toronto for a de-chlorination upgrade project at the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant, the City of Toronto's second largest wastewater treatment plant, and one of the largest such plants in Canada...
NORWALK, CT, Sept. 1, 2009 -- EMCOR Group Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Comstock Canada subsidiary has received a contract from the City of Toronto for a de-chlorination upgrade project at the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant, the City of Toronto's second largest wastewater treatment plant, and one of the largest such plants in Canada.
Comstock Canada will serve as the general contractor on this project and will self-perform all of the electrical and mechanical construction. This work, as mandated by the Canadian federal government, will involve the upgrading of the plant by installing a de-chlorination process to comply with new regulations relating to the discharge of treated water into Lake Ontario. Scope of work will include modifying the existing chlorine-building workshop to house new chemical feed pumps and a chlorination/de-chlorination pilot plant simulator system.
Additional work will include installation of a new sampling pump station. Comstock will also upgrade the plant's power distribution system, lighting, and instrumentation. The applicable laws require the project be completed by April 30, 2010.
"We are very excited to be working on this project for the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant, an essential component of the country's infrastructure for a more sustainable and efficient processing and reuse of water," said Geoff Birkbeck, CEO of Comstock. "Application of Comstock's expertise to this important project ensures that the very best resources have been brought to bear in steps toward conservation and reuse of our limited water resources and, consequently, the vitality of the area and well-being of its residents."
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A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2009 revenues of $5.5 - $5.7 billion, EMCOR Group Inc. is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A leading provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government.