Starlight Pump Station

Location: Calgary, AB

The Starlight Pump Station project involves the construction of a new pump station to provide immediate fire suppression and future domestic water supply for the new Starlight community development situated in Southwest Calgary. The scope of work includes site preparation – excavation and backfilling on a ‘postage stamp’ footprint adjacent to exiting water reservoir structures. The pump house is a complex and detailed cast-in-place concrete structure that incorporates the use precast concrete double T’s for the main pump room structural roofing system.
The station houses two overhead cranes, structural steel elements, process mechanical piping, valves, two horizontal centrifugal pumps, three domestic water pumps, various electrical and instrumentation system and components necessary to operate the distribution system. External to the pump station building are an electrical house and a standby generator necessary to power and operate the facility. The exterior of the building is comprised of a composite panel system and brick veneer. Site works scope includes 8m deep excavations for the pump house foundations, feedermains installations and a tie-in to the existing distribution system along with landscaping and roadworks. As part of the project schedule, the process mechanical and electrical works, along with instrumentation and controls systems associated with the operation of the valve chamber are to be installed and commissioned approximately 6 months in advance of the project completion to support the developments fire suppression requirements.

Contract Value

$14.9M CAD

Prime Consultant

Associated Engineering

Project Owner

Dream Asset Management Corporation

Contract Format

Stipulated Price

Completion Date

Oct 2021

Contract Duration

13 months