Blue Plains AWWTP Final Dewatering Facility

Dewatering Class A Biosolids produced by Cambi’s THP system.

Treatment Plant Facilities
Washington, DC
Delivery Method
DC Water
Year Complete

Project Overview

This new $81.6 million final dewatering facility expanded dewatering capacity and efficiency of dewatering Class A biosolids as part of the overall Cambi Thermal Hydrolysis Process.

The project features a new three-story building to house 16 new belt filter presses; installation of new sludge dewatering and conveying equipment, piping and ductwork; new mechanical systems to transfer dewatered cake product to bunkers; upgrades to the raw cake conveyance system for lime stabilization; renovation and outfit of electrical rooms with new electrical switchgear and electrical systems; and installation of new instrumentation and control systems.


Cubic Feet per Minute Odor Scrubbers


MGD Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility


Belt Filter Presses Rated at 24 DTPD Each