Highlights of Hanks' career with the city of Los Angeles include completion of the Tillman Phase II Primary Tank Expansion; getting sodium bisulfite approved for use in dechlorination at the LA Glendale Treatment Plant, completion of the East Central Interceptor Sewer Project (ECIS); getting North Outfall Sewer
(NOS) Maze III designed and bid; approval of products for non-circular pipe slip-lining; approval of use of precast inserts for live sewer connections; coordinating the BOE Wastewater Training Program; approval of MCA requirement for Metro to encase sewers with rail lines crossing over them; and standardization of material properties for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liner design.
The increased cost of the last one is due to having to deal with Sydney Water's Southern and Western Suburbs Ocean Outfall Sewer
(SWSOOS); M5 East Motorway Tunnel; EnergyAustralia's high voltage power feeder cables; and The Cooks River.
But anyone who has ever constructed a bypass sewer while the original one undergoes rehabilitation will agree: The latest bypass system developed for the Salt River Outfall Sewer
Rehabilitation Project in Phoenix is one of a kind.
Walking these paths the visitor discovers more history: the places where Bow porcelain was made from 1744; where silk, calico, red dyes, coal gas, matches and rockets were manufactured; and, away to the east across a new park, the grandest building of them all, Joseph Bazalgette's palatial Abbey Mills pumping station, which pumped London's sewage along his great outfall sewer
to the Thames -- a building so splendid and exotic that Victorians called it "the Cathedral of Sewage'.
One of the most recent projects was the Jordan River Outfall Sewer
. This new line's primary purpose was to mitigate the capacity problems with the existing 48-inch line that has been in operation since the early 1980s.
The city of Los Angeles' sanitary sewer renewal program reached new performance highs during this successful lining of the Lower Central Outfall Sewer
(LCOS), which diagonally traverses LAX passing under several of its runways and terminals.
Alternative one called for a single gravity outfall sewer
along with the existing sewer, which could meet existing flow capacity requirements.
It appeared that the long-term pounding of overlying highway traffic may have contributed to local damage experienced in the VCP outfall sewer
. Once the trench was open, the full extent of the cracking could be observed.