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Union Sanitary District Treatment Plant Tour – 8/01
August 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm$30
Plant Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Committee
Presents a tour of the
Union Sanitary District Treatment Plant
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
9:30AM to 1:00PM
Tour is $30 (CWEA Members) $35 (non-members)
Attendance is limited to 50; Reserve your spot soon!
RSVP: Call Regina Cartwright-Morales (925) 756-1936 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday July 25, 2018
Note: If you are unable to attend, please cancel by July 25th, or send a substitute. Failure to attend results in a financial burden which may necessitate increasing the cost of future tours.
Hard Hat Required!
Union Sanitary District
- Conventional waste water treatment plant with an average dry weather flow of 22.92 MGD
- Grit is separated after the Primary Clarifier system by a system called “Teacup Degritters”
- Neuros Highspeed Blower, added in 2016, provides air to its covered aeration basins
- Cogeneration facility uses its own natural gas to power two Jenbacher 850KW generators that provides roughly 75% of the plant power. Put into service in 2014.
Location: 5072 Benson Road, Union City, CA 94587
Going South on Interstate 880: Exit at Whipple Road (before the large shopping center marquees). At the end of the ramp, continue straight through the intersection (west) on Whipple Road.
Turn left on Union City Blvd. Turn right on Bettencourt Way and continue until it dead ends. Turn left on Whipple Road. Follow it around the curve and it turns into Benson Road. Continue straight into the visitor parking lot.
Going North on Interstate 880: Take interstate 880 north to Union City. Exit at Alvarado Niles Road and go left at the end of the off-ramp (west). The road narrows down and turns into Smith Street.
Turn right on Union City Blvd. Turn left on Bettencourt Way (first stoplight) and continue until it dead ends. Turn left on Whipple Road. Follow it around the curve and it turns into Benson Road. Continue straight into the visitor parking lot.