South Platte Crossing Interconnect

South Platte Crossing Interconnect

Commerce City, Colorado

Deere & Ault Consultants, Inc. provided investigation and design assistance to Denver Water in their interconnect pipeline between Cat Reservoir and Ester Miller Reservoir.

Geotechnical drilling at crossing site.

This interconnect pipeline posed several design challenges including a deep open cut through alluvial sand and gravel with high groundwater, crossing through existing reservoir embankments, and crossing existing utilities such as large diameter pressurized sanitary sewer and high tension power lines.

Pipeline trench and dewatering system.

Deere & Ault provided construction engineering services including review of submittals for river handling and dewatering .

Client:  Denver Water

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