Wastewater Treatment Division
The Wastewater Treatment Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Facility and Sewage Lift Stations that serve the residents of Barrington, including portions of Inverness, and Barrington Hills. Specific responsibilities include the operation and maintenance/repair of all equipment and include all buildings and grounds at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, twelve Sewage Lift Stations, one Storm Water Lift Station, and one industrial sampling hut. This Division is also responsible for the coordination of the Sludge Management and for conducting all required tests on the treated effluent that is discharged from the Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Major Service Activities
Monitoring, operation, and repair of various electrical and heating controls, telemetry systems, motors, pumps, valves, compressors, flow meters, standby generators, boilers, and various types of treatment process equipment.
Sample collection and analysis for process control and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) (State and Federal) reporting requirements.
Pretreatment activity involves the sampling, analysis, and evaluation of industrial discharge to the sanitary system. This program currently involves one customer who has the potential of discharging more contaminants than we can effectively remove.
Perform over 7,000 tests on the raw sewage (influent) and treated water (effluent) annually.
Water Production Division
The Water Production Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of water production facilities that produce all of the potable water used by the residents of Barrington, including portions of Inverness, and Barrington Hills. Specific responsibilities include the operation, maintenance, and repair of all equipment, buildings, and grounds at four (4) well sites, three (3) water storage reservoirs, three (3) elevated water storage tanks, one (1) pressure reducing station and one (1) iron filtration facility. This Division is also responsible for all testing of the water supply.
Water Quality Reports
Lead Health Information
Major Service Activities
Perform over 6,000 tests on the raw and finished water annually.
Typical job assignments include the monitoring, operation, and repair of various electrical and heating controls, telemetry systems, motors, pumps, valves, compressors, chart recorders, flow meters, and standby generators, boilers, and various types of treatment process equipment.
Monitoring chemical feed rates and related equipment in addition to general housekeeping and compliance sampling and reporting.
Engineering Services for Wastewater Facility Unit Process Evaluation and Project Plan RFQREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) Issue Date January 15, 2020 For Request for qualifications to perform professional engineering services for Wastewater Facility Unit Process Evaluation and Project Plan. The purpose of this project is to perform a full evaluation of each unit process and associated equipment and develop a project plan identifying necessary upgrades and maintenance plans at the Village's WWTF. A site visit of the wastewater treatment facility is scheduled for January 22, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. The treatment facility is located at 302 Raymond Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010. A committee will review the submittals as described herein and select the top rated Professional Engineer. The selected Professional will be negotiated with for the purpose of finalizing a Contract for Professional Services. To be considered, sealed submissions from the Engineer, in accordance with requirements of the RFQ, are required to be received at the Public Works Department, 300 N. Raymond Ave, Barrington, Illinois 60100, by 11:00 am Central Standard Time (CST), on February 11, 2020. Please click here for the complete RFQ related to this project. For answers to questions that have been asked since sending out the RFQ, click here.
The three (3) highest ranked firms for the Request for Qualifications for professional engineering services for the Wastewater Facility Unit Process Evaluation and Project Plan in alphabetical order were:
- Clark Dietz, Inc.
- Strand Associates
- Trotter and Associates, Inc.