Archbald Wastewater Treatment Plant

Project Name

Archbald Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements


Lackawanna County, PA

Project Description

The Archbald Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Lackawanna County, included the demolition of the existing grit channels, mechanical screen, flow distribution boxes, utility water pumps, manholes, pipes and appurtenances.

The project also included the construction of all-new Preliminary Treatment Processes consisting of a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Diversion Chamber, outfall sewer and headwall on the Lackawanna River, Parshall Flume influent flow meter, two mechanical filter screens, two vortex grit removal systems, a pavilion over the new preliminary treatment processes, a new utility water pump station, related ancillary systems, and all excavation, backfill, pipe, compaction, fence, asphalt drive, topsoil, final grading and seeding, landscaping, site restoration and all incidental materials and labor.

Gallons Per Day

9.0 MGD

Owner’s Name

Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority


Bassett Engineering, Inc.

Quandel performed their contract professionally and efficiently. They were responsive in addressing issues as they arose during the course of construction and change orders were justified and reasonable. The project was completed at a cost of approximately $3.7. million. We recommend Quandel Construction without reservation to other project owners based on our favorable experience with them on this project.
Michael Matechak, P.E., Facilities Engineer, Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority