Case Study

South Essex Wastewater Treatment Plant
Salem, Massachusetts


J.F. White contracting Co.


The South Essex Treatment Plant, situated in Salem, Massachusetts is a wastewater facility that services over 165,000 households in the towns of the South Essex Sewerage District including Beverly, Danvers, Manchester-By-The-Sea, Middleton, Peabody, Salem and Wenham, as well as any country or state institution in Essex Country. The Plant has a current use of 25.60 million gallons per day and a capacity of 29.71 million gallons per day. Through the use of GPS, Meridian Associates, Inc., accompanied by J.F. Whiting Contracting Co., provided construction layout support for QA/QC during recent plant expansion. MAI also provided the South Essex Sewage District with plans and detailed information depicting locations of underwater routes for the force main crossing in Beverly Harbor and Salem Harbor as well as locations on the discharge line and outfall diffuser.