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Feed Well Feasibility Study

Project Name: TECK Feed Well

Client: TECK Resources

Location: Quebec, Canada

Timeline: 2020

Project Summary:

The scope of the project is to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of a new permanent feed well system located at PIT 3 in order to feed mine water back to the Water Treatment Plant. 

The design philosophy for the project is to install an electric submersible pump, housed in a downhole feed well/manhole to draw water from PIT 3 pond.  An underwater feed line from feed well extend into the pond, attached is a feed box that sits above sludge level to feed water into pump suction.

Pump discharges up the well and discharge into a New 8” HDPE line to send water into Reactor Tank #1 at the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) approximately ~2500 feet away.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Process simulated the station using VMGSim
  • Sized and selected all major equipment
  • Completed Hydraulic line sizing
  • Provide detail engineering on the cofferdam
  • Foundation and footing design for the pumphouse
  • Model all piping inside the pumphouse
  • Verified and approved all third-party shop drawings
  • Piling sizing
  • Produced all shop fabricated piping drawings
  • Coordinated all Request for pricing (RFP)
  • Provided a final project feasibility study report

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