County of Orange Central Utility Facility Cooling Tower Replacement 

Project Description This project included removing the visual screen around the existing (4) cooling towers and replacing them with new structural supports.  The cooling towers were repaired and the 18” condenser water supply and return piping was replaced with 24” piping.  The project was designed to remove known seismic risks and to lower risk of service disruption.  The Central Utility Facility provides steam and cooling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Project Type Plans and Specifications


General Contractor             
Plumbing, Piping, and Construction, Inc.     

Mechanical Engineer             

Contract Amount            
$2.1 million  

December 2014