Project Description

City of Houston

Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Design and Permitting Support Services

Houston, Texas

The City is expanding the Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) by 320-million gallons per day (mgd) in two phases: Phase 1 expansion of 160 mgd will be online by 2022 and Phase 2 expansion of 160 mgd will be online by 2025.  The City is procuring expansion of NEWPP using Progressive Design Build (PDB) approach.  The City retained Houston Waterworks Team (HWT) as the PDB Consultant.  KIT Professionals, Inc. is a key team member of the HWT and is assisting with planning, process selection, oversight for pilot testing, basis of design development, preliminary engineering report, permitting and agency coordination, final design, and construction administration.

Project Highlights

  • Development of process and instrumentation diagram for all unit processes
  • Process/mechanical design of key processes such as chemical feed systems, filtration systems, ground storage tanks, transfer, and high service pump station
  • Using Bentley Information Systems to develop the 3D design for this plant

Services Provided

Process Selection · Pilot Testing · Engineering Design · 3D Modeling