Warrior Road Project Biogas System Improvements
City of Dodge City
Project Delivery Method
Completion Date / Total Time for Project
January 2018 / 6 months
Since UCI’s completion of an expansion to Dodge City’s south wastewater treatment plant in 2004, the City had been exploring ways to use raw biogas that the plant created. In 2014 UCI developed initial site and equipment layout to the City for a biogas facility and after unanimous approval by City Council, UCI was engaged to build the innovative new facility. The new biogas facility cleans raw gas turning it into an environmentally friendly fuel. This process is the first of its kind in Kansas and is expected to generate approximately $3 million in revenue each year it operates. Our long standing relationship with the City of Dodge City and history with the wastewater treatment plant gave us the experience and expertise to successfully complete this very complicated and technical project. Some items in the scope that we were able to excel in included approximately 2,300 linear feet of FRP gas feed pipe, 20,000 linear feet of process stainless steel and carbon steel pipe, gas collection off of two separate anaerobic lagoons, installation and start-up of complicated and technical process equipment, and logistics for setting of 22 individual equipment vessels and skids weighing up to 60,000 lbs. each. The project has received many awards from groups including the EPA, American Biogas Council and American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas.
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“Because of your efforts, the Warrior Project has become an innovative project that shows what can be done when thinking outside of the norm. The efforts that UCI made towards the Warrior Project made it a multi award-winning project.”
- E. Kent Smoll, Mayor, Dodge City