This award-winning project for the City of Dunbar involved the replacement of the existing trickling filter plant with a 2.25 MGD Vertical Loop Reactor (VLR) plant. The project also included 45,600 ft. of storm and sanitary sewers and rehabilitation of nine (9) sewage-pumping stations. The Dunbar facility won the EPA Region III O & M Excellence Award, WV DEP Outstanding Plant Award and 1st place US EPA National Award for 1 MGD to 10 MGD Facilities and served as a prototype for the projects of other Ghosh clients.
2.25 MGD Vertical Loop Reactor (VLR) Plant can handle wet weather flows up to 4.5 MGD
First VLR plant in the State of West Virginia
Treatment process better equipped the plant for nitrogen removal and energy efficiency
$17 million dollar project funded entirely through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF)
REPEAT CLIENT SATISFACTION: Ghosh Engineers has worked for the City of Dunbar since the late 90’s. Having completed a large collection system improvement project in 2015, Ghosh was again hired in 2020 to perform a rehabilitation project for their plant pump station and various others upgrades at the plant and in the system.