Foster Farms owns and operates the world’s largest chicken processing plant in Livingston, California. After several years of negotiations with the City of Livingston regarding sewer rates, Foster Farms elected to design and build their own Wastewater Treatment System. We were selected as the Prime Engineer and designed a Four-Stage Bardenpho Biological Nutrient Removal System to reduce Total Nitrogen to less than 10 mg/l.
Our design saved Foster Farms over 14+ million dollars based on a previous design and estimate by others.
The major treatment system components were as follows: