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John A. Buckley Surface Water Treatment Plant Specifications

Name and Address of Plant:
John A. Buckley Surface Water Treatment Plant  
5985 Lake Washington Road 
Melbourne, FL   32934
Contact Information:
Fred Davis, Superintendent
Phone: (321) 255-4622
Fax: (321) 255-4636

Engineering and Design Firm:
CH2M Hill, Orlando, Florida
Start-up Date:  February, 2002
       
Actiflo:
Design Capacity:   20 MGD
Number of Trains:   2
Capacity per Train:  10 MGD
  
Coagulation/Flow Distribution Tank
Number of Tanks per Train:   1
Dimensions:   12' x 8' 9"
Depth:   20'
Injection Tank
Number of Tanks per Train:   1
Dimensions:   12' x 9' 9"
Depth:   20'
     
Maturation Tank
Number of Tanks per Train:   1
Dimensions:   18' 2" X 19' 6"
Depth:   20'
Settling Tank
Number of Tanks per Train:   1
Dimensions:   19' 6" X 19' 6"
Depth:   20'
      

Total Process Time for 20 MGD:  20 minutes

     

Filtration System

Design Flow:  30 MGD max. per day
Number of Filters:   6
Type:  Dual media
Cells per Filter:   2
Dimensions of Cell:  24' x 15'
Filtration Rate (1 unit out of service):  3.9 gpm/FT2
Backwash Pumps:  2
      Capacity:   9,000 gpm
Air Backwash System:   2
      Type:  Rotary Positive Displacement
      Blower Capacity:  1,800 SCFm
      Rate:  3-5 SCFm/FT2

  

 

Blending/CT Pump Station

Type:  In-ground Concrete
Mixing Type:  Multiple weir
Minimum T10 Detention Time:   3 minutes
Transfer Pumps:   4
      Type:  Horizontal Centrifugal Split Case
      Maximum capacity:  3,500 unit gpm @ 20 ft. 

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