GS&P’s Melissa Carver Shares Case Study on Correcting Combined Sewer Overflows

Senior Engineer Presents at Missouri Water Environment Association’s Annual Conference

April 06, 2018   |   St. Louis,  Mo.   |   Events

Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Melissa Carver, P.E., a senior water resources engineer in the firm’s Water + Environment market, presented at the Missouri Water Environment Association’s Annual Conference on March 27 in Osage Beach, Mo. Alongside St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District’s John Ferguson, Carver highlighted how GS&P assisted the district with the rehabilitation of approximately 7,000-linear-feet of combined trunk sewer within the Harlem Baden watershed, helping to alleviate combined sewer overflows in the area. 

“Many municipalities across the county have combined sewer systems in need of rehabilitation and repairs. As new technology, materials and processes continue to emerge, there are many approaches that can be used for repairs,” commented Carver. “Attendees at the year’s Missouri Water Environment Association Conference learned about the ways we effectively rehabilitated a combined trunk sewer for the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District and decreased their combined sewer overflows.”
 
A summary of the presentation follows.
 
Alleviating CSOs in St. Louis – Harlem Baden Trunk Sewer Rehabilitation
Presentation by Melissa Carver, P.E., and John Ferguson
 
Sewer rehabilitation methods are not a one size fits all. With many options on the market today, designers have a choice on which method may best fit the overall client goal, schedule and budgetary constraints. In this presentation, Melissa Carver and John Ferguson discussed how to tackle combined sewer overflow issues on a watershed level, highlighting GS&P’s process for selecting the method and materials to rehabilitate nearly 7,000-linear-feet of combined trunk sewer within the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District’s Harlem Baden watershed.

“Many municipalities across the county have combined sewer systems in need of rehabilitation and repairs. As new technology, materials and processes continue to emerge, there are many approaches that can be used for repairs. Attendees at the year’s Missouri Water Environment Association Conference learned about the ways we effectively rehabilitated a combined trunk sewer for the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District and decreased their combined sewer overflows.”

Melissa Carver, P.E., senior water resources engineer, GS&P
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