NYCDEP Rockaway WWTP Super Storm Sandy Emergency Recovery Services

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Project Scope

The Rockaway Waste Water Treatment Plant is located in the Rockaway section of Queens, New York, on the shore of Jamaica Bay. The Rockaway WPCP treats wastewater from a combined sewage collection system, which serves a population of approximately 98,000 and which drains storm water flow from an area of approximately 3,500 acres. 

Work included the following tasks: 


  • Demolishing of damaged existing lighting system (Non explosion proof & explosion proof) 
  • Exit signs, socket out lets switches, and receptacles. 
  • Demolishing of damaged existing soffit vent cover, walls and lockers. 


  • Installation of lights (Non Explosion and Explosion proof or same type or equal suitable. 
  • Installation in wet/Corrosive/Marine area approved by NYCDEP. 
  • Inspection of exit sign light switches and receptacles. 
  • Heat tracing cable for water and fuel system of emergency/temporary boiler. 


  • Inspection and testing of boilers for hydrostatic pressure test. 
  • Inspection of installing insulation of HWR and HWS pipe for all pipe gallery of the facility.
Project Overview

Project Owner:

Point of Contact Name:
CH2M Hill, Inc.
22 Cortlandt Street 31st Floor 
New York City, NY 10007
Bruce Brown, PE "Construction Manager

Construction Cost:
$50 Million

Completion Date: