Southside Hospital Drainage Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering
After a historic storm delivered 13.57 inches of rain within 24 hours, PWGC evaluated the hospital's drainage infrastructure.

Southside Hospital retained us to conduct a study to evaluate the existing drainage infrastructure and to make recommendations on how to alleviate future flooding after a historic storm delivered 13.57 inches of rain to the Islip area within 24 hours. Southside Hospital provides critical care services and it must be prepared for and protected against any number of natural hazards that could potentially impact hospital operations.

Services: Wastewater & Water Resources
Industry: Healthcare

PWGC’s ROLE:

An analysis of the hospital’s drainage system was performed, which used the August 2014 storm as the basis for the analysis.

The following recommendations were included:

  • Refurbishment of existing, non-functioning pump stations.
  • Installation of a new gravity flow pipes to redirect storm water overflow from the leaching galleys to Penataquit Creek, and the installation of an overflow pipe to discharge storm water to Aletta Place South during extreme high intensity storm events.
  • Installation of addition catch basins.
  • Installation of additional manholes. Manholes were to be installed when the storm water pipe changes direction or transitions to a larger or smaller pipe.
Have a Project?
Sample Projects
Meschutt Beach Wastewater Upgrade
An upgraded sewage disposal system reduced the amount of nitrogen entering Peconic Bay by 65%.
Lake Ronkonkoma Wastewater Upgrade
PWGC designed an innovative on-site wastewater treatment system to upgrade the sewage system at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park
Dewatering of Franklin Hospital North Wing
We were hired to find a permanent solution to recurrent flooding in a subterranean wing of a Northwell Health hospital

Industry Updates

PWGC provides occasional industry-tailored newsletters to help you stay updated on ever-changing environmental rules, regulations, and pertinent news. Industry newsletters are published seasonally and as needed.