Pine Hill Pumping Station Seismic Analysis

Buffalo, NY

Project Objective

The client was required to have a seismic analysis performed on site prior to construction. Encorus’s objective was to perform a seismic analysis in accordance with the 2010 Building Code of New York State at the Pine Hill Pumping Station.

Unique Project Features

This project consisted of the seismic evaluation of equipment anchorage.

Encorus Group Solution

Encorus developed dead loads and seismic loads, and evaluated anchorage against the applicable 2010 BCNYS allowables.

Specific Project Tasks

  • Seismic evaluation of anchorage for a pump base, switchboard, transmitters, engine generators, various fans, water lines, gas lines, and a sump pump