August 30, 2017

Water and Sewer

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Sci-Tek has been providing services for the water and wastewater treatment and collection industry for over 20 years for municipal authorities in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Louisville areas. Annually, more than 60% of Sci-Tek’s revenue is generated from water and wastewater treatment plant engineering and planning projects. The services we can provide include:


  • Water Resources Engineering and Planning
  • Storm & Sanitary Sewer and Water Main Design and Rehabilitation
  • Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning and Engineering
  • Site Civil Design
  • Hydraulic & Hydrologic Modeling and Analysis
  • Permitting
  • Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation
  • Geotechnical Investigation, Design, and Analysis
  • Construction Inspection and Administration


  • Topographic and Boundary Surveys
  • Right of Way, Easement and ALTA Land Title Surveys
  • Aerial Control, Wetland, and As-Built Surveys
  • Deed Research and Legal Descriptions
  • Construction Stakeout



A-22 Sewershed GSI

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Sci-Tek provided engineering consulting services for proposed green stormwater infrastructure facilities for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) as part of a broad planning effort for the A-22 Sewershed.  The project involved evaluating high yield runoff locations, providing cost effective solutions using Green Infrastructure Best Management Practices, and providing conceptual plans to manage stormwater at the neighborhood level.  This project is part of PWSA’s effort to help address the region’s combined sewer overflow problems. Sci-Tek provided site evaluations for proposed green stormwater infrastructure facilities in the Shadyside and the Polish Hill neighborhoods.


GSI Planning and Design

Philadelphia Water Department

Sci-Tek is providing engineering services including review of green concepts for proposed Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) on water and sewer renewal and replacement projects; advise PWD staff on proposed solutions; attend monthly GSI Design group meetings to discuss best practices and recommend improvements to design standards; evaluate and advise on proposed design project scopes and conceptual designs; coordinate improvements to techniques and strategies for dealing with future GSI that will be constructed adjacent to vacant lots; and assist GSI Program Development group with the development of the GSI Strategic Plan.


On-Call Resident Engineering Services

Allegheny County Sanitary Authority

Sci-Tek is a subconsultant of an on-call team for ALCOSAN. We have completed a number of tasks associated with this contract, including a property and topographic survey for potential future development, topographic survey of an ALCOSAN parking lot for repaving and additional spaces, and a topographic survey and Almono site culvert easement as part of the ALCOSAN M-29/ Four Mile Run Conceptual Study and Design.