Description: This pump station serves the major portion of the Franklin Township Municipal Sanitary Authority's sewer system that is tributary to the Meadowbrook Road Plant (except for approximately 264 homes in the Meadowbrook Road Area and 100 homes in the Lyons Run Area or a total of 364 homes). In conjuction with the expansion and upgrading of the Meadowbrook Road Plant, the Main Pump Station was expanded to handle an average daily flow of approximately 10.7 MGD (7,400 GPM), actual operation has demonstrated capacity to approximately 16.0 MGD (11,100 GPM) under flooded wet well conditions due to the friction loss associated with the new 24" PVC force main pipe.
The recorded daily dry weather flow and maximum daily wet weather flow received at this station during 2016 were 2.629 MGD (November 1-30, 2016) and 13,679 MGD (December 18, 2016), respectfully. The average daily dry and wet weather flows represent the difference between the recorded plant flow for each respective period and the estimated normal average daily flow from the Meadowbrook Road Area (0.009 MGD) and Lyons Run Area (0.030 MGD) or a total of 0.039 MGD. There were 5 recorded overflows at this pump station during 2016.
The maximum increase in the average daily dry weather flow that is expected to occur at this station within the next two years is estimated to be approximately 0.080 MGD. Assuming a peak flow factor of 2.5, the maximum daily wet weather flow is estimated to increase by approximately 0.200 MGD.
Within the next two years, the average daily dry weather flow to be received at this station is estimated at 2.709 MGD and the maximum daily wet weather flow is estimated at 13.879 MGD.
This pump station is owned and operated by the FTMSA and is located in the Municipality of Murrysville at the beginning of Meadowbrook Road and at the entrance to MSA and is .38 acre.