• Leroux St. Sewer & Water Improvements CMAR Project- Flagstaff, Arizona

    Leroux St. Sewer & Water Improvements CMAR Project- Flagstaff, Arizona

  • Nashville International Airport Fuel Farm Upgrades - Nashville, Tennessee

    Nashville International Airport Fuel Farm Upgrades - Nashville, Tennessee

  • Tucson International Airport Main Terminal Hydrant Fuel System- Tucson, Arizona

    Tucson International Airport Main Terminal Hydrant Fuel System- Tucson, Arizona

  • Delta Air Lines Fuel Farm Upgrade - Memphis International Airport Memphis, TN

    Delta Air Lines Fuel Farm Upgrade - Memphis International Airport - Memphis, Tennessee

  • Pump Station A42 Upgrades - Naval Base Point Loma- San Diego, California

    Pump Station A42 Upgrades - Naval Base Point Loma- San Diego, California

  • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Fuel Farm Demolition

    Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Fuel Farm Demolition - San Diego, California

  • Barksdale Air Force Base Hydrant Fuel System

    Barksdale Air Force Base Hydrant Fuel System - Shreveport, Louisiana

  • ARRA USACE Eunice WWTP

    ARRA USACE Eunice WWTP - Eunice, New Mexico

  • ADAL WWTP Expansion- Cannon AFB Clovis, NM

    ADAL WWTP Expansion - Cannon AFB Clovis, New Mexico

  • Rainbow Valley Reservoir and Pump Station

    Rainbow Valley Reservoir and Pump Station - Goodyear, Arizona

  • Havasu Landing Resort Above Ground Fuel Facility

    Havasu Landing Resort Above Ground Fuel Facility - Havasu Landing, California

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor 20 inch Fuel Transmission Main

    Phoenix Sky Harbor 20" Fuel Transmission Main - Phoenix, Arizona

  • KEAR Corporate Headquarters- Phoenix, Arizona

    KEAR Corporate Headquarters - Phoenix, Arizona

Water & Wastewater Projects

UST to AST Conversion Project - Naval Weapons Air Station (NAWS) China Lake, California

Project Name: UST to AST Conversion Project - Naval Weapons Air Station (NAWS) China Lake, California

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: November 2017

Project Description: KEAR has been contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to convert 4 existing Underground Storage Tank systems to 4 Title 22 Compliant Above Ground Storage Tank Systems onboard Naval Weapons Air Station China Lake, California. The new AST systems will include: a double-walled AST, a double-walled influent sump tank, a pump system, leak detection sensors, piping, and all other appurtenances required per Title 22 requirements. Existing UST's and portions of the existing piping system are to be decommissioned and demolished. The project is scheduled for completion in November of 2017.

Steam Piping System Design Build - Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB), Barstow, California

Project Name: Steam Piping System Design Build - Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB), Barstow, California

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: October 2017

Project Description: KEAR has been contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to design and install a new steam piping system for the steam cleaning facility S575 at MCLB, Barstow, California. This facility provides cleaning, degreasing and decontaminating of a wide array of military vehicles.KEAR will be installing a new system including new header pipe, distribution lines to each bay, new steam guns and a new transmission line to an adjacent building. This design build project is scheduled for completion in October of 2017.

Victoria Water Supply Design Build - Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Port Hueneme, California

Project Name: Victoria Water Supply Design Build - Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Port Hueneme, California

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: October 2017

Project Description: KEAR has been contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to relocate and repair the Victoria Water Supply Turnout Facility located at NBVC Port Huneme. The work includes relocating existing lines, new meters, new security fencing, site grading, new driveway, new parking areas. Also included is the installation of a new FRP composite building on a new concrete pad to house the water turnout supply, local water treatment operations as well as chemical supplies. This design build project was completed in October of 2017.

NAVFAC Interior Surface Repair - Clearwell Building 1958 - Marine Corps Air Station - Yuma, Arizona

Project Name: NAVFAC Interior Surface Repair - Clearwell Building 1958 - Marine Corps Air Station - Yuma, Arizona

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: February 2017

Project Description: KEAR has been contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to renovate an existing clear-well building at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. The work includes the drain-down and cleaning of the existing 200' x 70' clear-well followed by a complete interior inspection and assessment to identify deficiencies. KEAR will then complete all required repairs including surface-prep and recoating of identified corroded metal areas, replacement of inlet piping, and sealing of interior structure joints. The project is phased to work around high-water demand periods and was completed in February 2017.

Repair & Improve 33 Area Potable Water Distribution System Design Build - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California

Project Name: Repair & Improve 33 Area Potable Water Distribution System Design Build - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: July 2018

Project Description: KEAR was contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to provide complete design build services for improvements to the 33 Area Water Distribution System at Camp Pendleton. As the design-build prime contractor, KEAR is also managing the preconstruction phase including all design and permitting activities. As part of the preconstruction phase an operational study will be completed to determine the cause of existing pump station operational issues. That data will be used to provide a revised pumping system configuration and operation sequence. Following the study the construction scope of work includes the complete repair, replacement and improvements of all water distribution components in and around two separate booster pump stations. These improvements include replacing site piping, surge tanks, valves, and control equipment. An existing water storage tank including all foundations and appurtenances is also to be demolished. Miscellaneous site work includes erosion control measures, removal of sediment buildup, and asphalt paving.

  • NAVFAC Potable Water Distribution System
  • NAVFAC Potable Water Distribution System
  • NAVFAC Potable Water Distribution System
Upgrade Pump Station A42 Design Build- Naval Base Point Loma - San Diego, California

Project Name: Upgrade Pump Station A42 Design Build- Naval Base Point Loma - San Diego, California

Owner: Department of the Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest

Completion Date: October 2016

Project Description: KEAR was contracted by NAVFAC Southwest to provide complete design build services for upgrades to the existing Pump Station A42 at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, CA. As the design-build prime contractor, KEAR is also managing the preconstruction phase including all design and permitting activities. The project consists of replacement of the existing 1,000 GPM potable with 1,200 potable water pumps, installation of a new Jockey pump, removal and disposal of the existing pump control system and installation of new PLC's and VFD's. The project also includes the removal and disposal of the existing pump station suction and discharge piping and replacing it with new ductile Iron piping. Miscellaneous improvements that are also a part of the project include installing 6 new shutoff gate valves, new pump station interior lighting, epoxy-coating of the existing pump station floor, demolition of an existing hydro-pneumatic tank & valve-vault, and relocation of the existing 15KV transformer within pump station facility.

  • NAVFAC Upgrade Pump Station
  • NAVFAC Upgrade Pump Station
  • NAVFAC Upgrade Pump Station
Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin- Cannon AFB - Clovis, New Mexico

Project Name: Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin - Cannon AFB- Clovis, New Mexico

Owner: United States Air Force (USAF)

Completion Date: April 2015

Project Description: In 2013, KEAR completed an $8.0 M expansion to the Cannon AFB Wastewater Treatment Plant in Clovis, New Mexico. In late 2014, KEAR was awarded another project at this plant by the USAF. This new project is the addition of a new water transfer station at the existing effluent lagoon. The scope of work includes installing new suction and discharge piping systems, below ground pump station, precast vaults, a new electrical distribution system, new VFD, modifications to the existing MCC, SCADA upgrades, and all supporting sitework. The project is scheduled for completion in April of 2015.

  • Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin- Cannon AFB- Clovis, NM
  • Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin- Cannon AFB- Clovis, NM
  • Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin- Cannon AFB- Clovis, NM
  • Water Transfer Station at Effluent Basin- Cannon AFB- Clovis, NM
ADAL Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion $8.0 Million

Project Name: ADAL Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

Owner: US Air Force

Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Albuquerque District

Completion Date: December 2013

Contract Size: $8.0 million

Engineer: CH2MHill

Project Description: KEAR was proud to be provide prime contractor construction services on the ADAL WWTP Expansion project at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, New Mexico. The project was designed by CH2MHill and is administered by the Albuquerque district of the US Army Corps of Engineers. The project expanded the existing WWTP to handle a capacity of one million gallons per day with construction of a new 250,000 gallon aerobic digester, and the conversion of existing aerobic digester into a sequencing batch reactor (SBR). The new aerobic digester was constructed to support all SBR's to include new railings, new diffuser assemblies, larger blowers, plumbing and electronic control systems. The project included an upgrade to a larger transformer and emergency power generator to support electrical requirements. The existing headworks, grit and grease collection systems were also upgraded, along with a new parshall flume and lift station. KEAR received an "Outstanding" performance evaluation on this project by the US Army Corps of Engineers- the highest overall rating achievable through the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS).

  • ADAL Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
  • ADAL Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
  • ADAL Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
Sodium Fluoride Feed Systems - Torrance, California

Project Name: Sodium Fluoride Feed System for The Robert W Goldsworthy Desalter And Well No. 9

Owner: City of Torrance, California

Client: City of Torrance Municipal Water Department

Engineer: Williams McCaron Inc. (WMI)

Project Description: KEAR is providing prime contractor construction services on the Sodium Fluoride Feed system project for the City of Torrance, California. The project is located at two separate locations within the City of Torrance; The Robert W. Goldsworthy Desalter facility, and Well No. 9. KEAR is installing the skid mounted fluoride feed systems at each location, including chemical feed pumps, drive motors, control panels and SCADA system upgrades. Supporting infrastructure for the new systems includes new injection and feed piping, support slabs, and general Sitework improvements.

  • Sodium Fluoride Feed Systems - Torrance, California
  • Sodium Fluoride Feed Systems - Torrance, California
Eunice WWTP Improvements - Eunice, New Mexico - $4.5 Million

Project Name: Eunice Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements

Owner: City of Eunice, New Mexico

Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & City of Eunice

Completion Date: January 2011

Contract Size: $4.5 Million

Engineer: Molzen-Corbin & Associates

Project Description: KEAR provided prime contractor construction services on the Eunice Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project in Eunice, New Mexico. This project was part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and was administered by the Albuquerque district of the US Army Corps of Engineers. The project involved the expansion of the existing wastewater treatment plant, along with offsite wastewater system improvements. The project is located on 23 acres and included the construction of new mixed aerated lagoons, faculative settling lagoons, effluent holding pond, influent lift station, headworks, chlorine contact basin, effluent lift station, administration building, irrigation lagoon pumping station complex and refurbishing of an existing irrigation lagoon. The project was completed in January of 2011.

  • Eunice WWTP Improvements - Eunice, New Mexico
  • Eunice WWTP Improvements - Eunice, New Mexico
  • Eunice WWTP Improvements - Eunice, New Mexico
Eunice Irrigation Improvements - Eunice, New Mexico - $500,000

Project Name: Eunice Irrigation Improvements

Owner: City of Eunice, New Mexico

Client: City of Eunice

Completion Date: January 2011

Contract Size: $500,000

Engineer: Molzen-Corbin & Associates

Project Description: KEAR provided prime contractor construction services on the Eunice Irrigation Improvements Project in Eunice, New Mexico. The project includes the installation of a new irrigation system that is an extension to the existing wastewater treatment plant expansion project that KEAR is constructing for the City of Eunice and the US Army Corps of Engineers. The irrigation project includes the clear and grub of approximately 56 acres, installation of over 11,000 lineal feet of 6" PVC irrigation piping, which feeds a Side-roll Type Sprinkler Irrigation System. Included in the project was jacking and boring a 30" casing under the existing railroad tracks which separate the treatment plant from the irrigation area. The project was completed in early January 2011 and allowed for an on-time effluent discharge from the newly constructed WWTP.

Hilltop Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Upgrade & Expansion - Kingman, Arizona - $1.1 Million

Project Name: Hilltop Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Upgrade & Expansion

Owner: City of Kingman, Arizona

Contract Size: $1.1 Million

Engineer: Brown & Caldwell

Project Description: As the largest construction project in the city of Kingman's History, KEAR provided mechanical construction services on the Hilltop WWTP Upgrade and expansion project. As a subcontractor KEAR provided process piping and equipment installation construction services. The project was an expansion to an existing WWTP from 2.08MGD to 5.1 MGD, and KEAR's scope included the installation of process piping inside of buildings and structures, embedded piping specialties, new FRP odor control piping, and new plumbing piping and accessories. KEAR also provided plant startup and commissioning assistance related to all KEAR supplied and installed components.

  • Hilltop Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Upgrade
  • Hilltop Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Upgrade
Sedona Odor Control Project - Sedona, Arizona - $130,000

Project Name: Sedona Odor Control Project

Owner: City of Sedona

Client: City of Sedona

Completion Date: November 2008

Contract Size: $130,000

Engineer: Woodson Engineering Inc.

Project Description: As the prime contractor, KEAR constructed odor control improvements along HWY 89A in the City of Sedona. Currently the existing sewer system is venting directly into the atmosphere, resulting in odor disturbances to local residences. This project involves the installation of a new soil bed odor control system which is designed to eliminate these odors. KEAR was the prime contractor on this project and is working in conjunction with Bohn Biofilter to install this odor control system, water supply piping, and foul air HDPE piping.

  • Sedona Odor Control Project
Lake Mary WTP Chlorine Dioxide Facility - Flagstaff, Arizona - $569,000

Project Name: Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant Chlorine Dioxide Facility

Owner: City of Flagstaff

Client: City of Flagstaff

Completion Date: August 2008

Contract Size: $569,000

Engineer: Malcolm Pirnie

Project Description: As the prime contractor, KEAR constructed a new chlorine dioxide facility for the City of Flagstaff at the Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant. The new masonry building addition will house a new chlorine dioxide system for treatment of raw water from Lake Mary. The project includes the building addition, all chlorine equipment, electrical upgrades, instrumentation and control upgrades, asphalt paving, two injection vaults, and 2000 lf of 4" HDPE pipe. The project was completed both on schedule and under the City of Flagstaff's budget.

  • Lake Mary WTP Chlorine Dioxide Facility
  • Lake Mary WTP Chlorine Dioxide Facility
Rainbow Valley 5MG Reservoir - Goodyear, Arizona - $3.1 Million

Project Name: Rainbow Valley 5MG Reservoir & Pump Station

Owner: City of Goodyear, Arizona

Client: MA Mortenson

Completion Date: June 2008

Contract Size: $3.1 Million

Engineer: Burgess & Niple

Project Description: As a subcontractor for MA Mortenson, KEAR provided mechanical construction services for the 5MG reservoir and pump station in Goodyear, Arizona. This project includes the installation, startup and testing of a new vertical turbine pump station and all related suction and discharge piping. Also included in the contract was installation and startup of a chlorination facility and site storm drain work. This project was completed in early June 2008.

  • Rainbow Valley 5MG Reservoir
  • Rainbow Valley 5MG Reservoir
Desert Broom Park - Phoenix, Arizona - $3.0 Million

Project Name: Desert Broom Park

Owner: City of Phoenix, Arizona

Client: MA Mortenson

Completion Date: March 2008

Contract Size: $3.0 Million

Engineer: Olsson & Associates

Project Description: KEAR provided complete CM@Risk services for the construction of the new park at Tatum and Cave Creek Roads. This project consisted of the complete construction of a new park at Tatum and Cave Creek Roads in Phoenix, AZ. The main focal point of the park is two new open space turf areas (soccer fields). Supporting elements for the soccer field are also included in the new construction. This included a soccer field lighting, a paved entry, eighty-space parking lot with lighting, pedestrian walkways, landscaping, and Ramadas with associated lighting. The project also included a rest room with associated water, sewer, electrical, lighting, and water fountain.

  • Desert Broom Park
  • Desert Broom Park
  • Desert Broom Park
CAP - Pilot Monorail Trash Rake - Buckeye, Arizona - $2.0 Million

Project Name: Hassayampa Pilot Monorail Trash Rake

Owner: Central Arizona Project

Completion Date: November 2007

Contract Size: $2.0 Million

Engineer: CAP, KPFF Engineers, ELMCO

Project Description: This project consisted of the complete engineering, design, and construction of a new monorail trash raking and removal system for the Hassayampa Pumping Plant. The existing raking system was removed, and a new monorail system was designed and installed. In conjunction with CAP, KEAR coordinated the structural, mechanical and electrical design for this project, and executed the complete construction of the new monorail structural concrete caissons, foundations, structural steel, electrical, I & C, and startup/testing services.

Systems: Brackett Green Monorail Trash Rake, Eimco Water Technologies (parent company)

  • CAP - Pilot Monorail Trash Rake
  • CAP - Pilot Monorail Trash Rake
  • CAP - Pilot Monorail Trash Rake
Sedona Wastewater Reclamation Plant Upgrades - Sedona, Arizona - $2,180,800

Project Name: Sedona Wastewater Reclamation Plant Upgrades

Owner: City of Sedona, Arizona

Client: City of Sedona, Arizona

Completion Date: October 2007

Contract Size: $2,180,800

Architect: CH2MHill - Tempe, Arizona

Project Description: This project consisted of miscellaneous upgrades to the existing wastewater reclamation facility in the City of Sedona. The existing aeration system was upgraded and expanded to handle increased flows, including new aeration system, FRP baffles, new mixers, and new return pumps. The existing solids handling building received a new centrifuge and related piping and controls, along with sludge grinder replacement and a new polymer feed system. KEAR installed a new reuse vertical turbine pump and related yard piping to allow for increased options for plant reuse water discharge. The plant SCADA system was also upgraded to handle all new equipment and increased plant processes.

  • Sedona Wastewater Reclamation Plant Upgrades
  • Sedona Wastewater Reclamation Plant Upgrades
CAP - Dual Waterlines to Headquarters - Phoenix, Arizona - $1.4 Million

Project Name: CAP Dual Waterlines to Headquarters

Owner: Central Arizona Project

Completion Date: January 2007

Contract Size: $1.4 Million

Engineer: CSA Engineering

Project Description: This project consisted of the complete installation of over 13,000 linear feet of 4" and 12,000 lineal feet of 16" PVC waterline along the Central Arizona Project Canal. The water-line was constructed from the existing City of Phoenix Tramanto Pump station, extending along the CAP canal, across Happy Valley Road, and terminating at the Central Arizona Project corporate headquarters. KEAR provided complete pipeline excavation, bedding, installation, backfill and testing services resulting in a safe installation within the owner's contract requirements.

  • CAP - Dual Waterlines to Headquarters
ISB Cooling Tower Relocation - Tempe, Arizona - $1.4 Million

Project Name: ISB Cooling Tower Relocation

Owner: SRP - Salt River Project

Client: SRP - Salt River Project

Completion Date: March 2006

Contract Size: $1.4 Million

Engineer: KPFF Engineers, DHMW

Project Description: This project consisted of the removal and disposal of two 150 Ton chillers from the roof of the SRP Information Services Building, and replacing them with two new ground-level 150 Ton Chillers. Along with the rigging and removal of the existing chillers, KEAR constructed a new cast-in-place chiller enclosure structure, chiller support foundations, chilled water piping, and all electrical and I&C systems. The chiller re-placement was completed with only a 4 hour downtime to the entire Information Services Building HVAC system. Systems: Marley Cooling Towers.

  • ISB Cooling Tower Relocation
HDPE Pipe Construction - Springerville, Arizona - $610,000

Project Name: Springerville HDPE Project

Prime Contractor: Compass Environmental Inc.

Owner: Tucson Electric & Power

Completion Date: July 2005

Contract Size: $610,000

Engineer: CH2M Hill

Project Description: This project consisted of 1,450 lineal feet of 20" & 36" HDPE pipe for a new reuse pump station and reservoir facility . The fusion welded HDPE pipe and fittings were installed to transport reuse water for the Springerville Generating Station and reuse ponds. KEAR's services included excavation, backfill, pipe installation and testing. KEAR worked closely with Compass environmental and CH2MHill resulting in a safe and complete installation within the owner's schedule requirements.

  • HDPE Pipe Construction
  • HDPE Pipe Construction
Mulberry WWTP Upgrade - Phase 1 - Lake Havasu City, Arizona $7.0 Million

Project Name: Mulberry & Island WWTP

Owner: Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Completion Date: April 2005

Contract Size: $7.0 Million

Engineer: Burns & McDonnell Engineering

Project Description: The Mulberry and Island WWTP upgrade project involved the expansion of the existing Mulberry WWTP from 1.1 mgd to 2.2 mgd, and aeration upgrades to the existing Island WWTP. To achieve the Mulberry expansion a new clarifier, aeration basin, filtration system, UV disinfection system, blowers, odor control system, and I & C/electrical systems were constructed. As the general contractor, KEAR self performed all structural concrete, process piping, equipment installation, and startup activities while coordinat-ing the subcontracted electrical, masonry and I & C. The end result was a safe and complete plant expansion within the owner's construction schedule requirements. Installed Systems: Fairbanks-Morse VT Pumps, Schreiber-Aeration, Schreiber Clarifier, Allen Bradley Electrical, Wonder-ware, Pratt Valves, Trojan UV Disinfection, Cutler Hammer Switchgear, Met-Pro/Duall Odor Control System.

  • Mulberry WWTP Upgrade
  • Mulberry WWTP Upgrade
  • Mulberry WWTP Upgrade
Chlorine Containment PH. IIIB - Phoenix, Arizona - $4.5 Million

Project Name: Chlorine Containment PH. IIIB

Owner: City of Phoenix, Arizona

Completion Date: February 2005

Contract Size: $4.5 Million

Engineer: Damon S. Williams Associates, LLC

Sites Worked: Hatcher Reservoir, Horse Reservoir, Tapestry Canyon Reservoir, North Mountian Park Reservoir, Upper Mineral Road Reservoir, Lower Mineral Road Reservoir, Mountian Park Ranch Reservoir, Greenway Reservoir, Deem Hills Reservoir, 42nd Place Reservoir.

Project Description: Project consisted of removal of existing chlorine gas systems and construction of new sodium-hypochlorite injection systems at 10 remote facilities, including booster pump stations, wells, reservoirs, and PRV's. KEAR installed 10 new chlorine containment masonry buildings, including cast–in-place concrete foundations, sumps, and roof. Multiple phases took place simultaneously at all locations. Systems: Severn Trent Services/ Clor Tec- Sodium-Hypochlorite Generating System, Rosemount Analytical Analyzers, Square D Electrical Equipment.

  • Chlorine Containment PH. IIIB
  • Chlorine Containment PH. IIIB
  • Chlorine Containment PH. IIIB
West San-Tan Lift Station - Gilbert, Arizona - $2.7 Million

Project Name: West San-Tan Lift Station

Owner: City of Gilbert, Arizona

Completion Date: January 2004

Contract Size: $2.7 Million

Engineer: Vanir Engineering

Project Description: Construction of a new sanitary lift station with peak flow of 6 MGD, and 12,500 LF of 14" and 18" parallel DIP force main. Work included excavation, backfill, cast-in-place concrete, pumps, odor control, piping and equipment, electrical and I & C components and facility startup.