PARKS & RECREATION
We have experience with parks and recreation projects as stand alone projects and as part of larger projects.
Machado Lake, City of Los Angeles
Implemented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering (BOE), in collaboration with the Bureau of Sanitation and the Department of Recreation and Parks. The objective is to rehabilitate Machado Lake to clean the lake of pollution and sediments, use highly treated recycled water (sewage treated by microfiltration and reverse osmosis) to fill the lake when stormwater flows are not adequate and 3) give the Community an improved and more sustainable park to enjoy.
Service Provided: Onsite construction management support services to the BOE including site coordination, budget & schedule, control, estimating, change order management, claims analysis, document control and partnering.
Construction Value: $75 Million
Echo Park, City of Los Angeles
This project was implemented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering (BOE), in collaboration with the Bureau of Sanitation and the Department of Recreation and Parks.The objective is to rehabilitate Echo Park Lake to remedy its storm water pollution problem, meet the State's water quality standards, and give the Echo Park community an improved and more sustainable lake to enjoy.
Service Provided: Onsite construction management support services to the BOE including change negotiations, coordination with various stakeholders, cost estimating, and evaluation of various scenarios for critical soil remediation studies.
2013 AWARD: Engineering News-Record (ENR)
Best Water/Environment Project (So. CA.) award
Construction Value: $27 Million
Vista Hermosa Park, City of Los Angeles
Developed in collaboration with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the City of Los Angeles, and the Mountain Recreation Conservancy Services (MRCA), the park features walking trails, streams, meadows, oak savannahs, picnic grounds, and a nature-themed playground. A FIFA-regulation soccer field and an outdoor amphitheater in a grotto provides an ideal setting for environmental and natural history education.
Service Provided: Negotiated the lease agreement between LAUSD and MRCA, oversaw the design and approval of the Park, participated in securing funds for the park and managed the construction of the park.
Construction Value: $12 Million
City of Los Angeles Penmar and Temescal Park Projects
The purpose of these projects is to reuse stormwater for park irrigation. A Low Flow Diversion structure was constructed to divert stormwater into a large capacity Continuous Deflective Separation (CDS) unit. The CDS units intercept trash and sediments before water is conveyed into a 1.25M gallon (Temescal) and 2.75M gallon (Penmar) underground storage cisterns. An onsite Treatment Facility injects chemicals to disinfect the stored water. Water is then pumped to the irrigation point of connection where it is used for park irrigation.
PMCS Group acted as the Construction Manager for Phase II of these projects. This phase included construction of the recycled water pipelines, onsite treatment and pump systems, diversion systems, along with the necessary instrumentation and controls. The point of connection to the park irrigation consisted of parallel feeds – domestic and recycled – properly isolated to avoid any cross connection. All irrigation systems were installed under strict oversight from LA County Health Department to comply with the County Standards for recycled water use. Both parks will be restored to original condition with new trees, ground cover, and new Restroom Building (Penmar).
Construction value: $3 Million per project