Water/Wasterwater Engineering

For more than 40 years, Van Note-Harvey Associates has provided a full spectrum of planning and design services to meet water supply, and wastewater treatment and conveyance needs on both an immediate and long-term basis. Numerous municipal, private, and industrial water and wastewater systems owners across the Northeast turn to us for superior engineering services.

Van Note-Harvey’s decades of experience reveals its value in planning efforts. Meeting specific client requirements while developing approaches that address the realities of budget and time yields the most practical solutions to every engineering challenge.  We pride ourselves in producing effective design solutions that minimize capital costs as well as long-term operation and maintenance expenses for our clients.

Facilities Planning

  • System-wide Evaluations
  • Updating and Upgrading Existing Plans
  • Planning to Support Growth Projections
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Emergency Planning
  • Long-Range Planning

Systems Design

  • Wastewater Treatment and Conveyance
  • Water Supply, Treatment, Storage and Distribution
  • Pumping Station Design and Upgrades
  • Infiltration/Inflow Investigations
  • Industrial Treatment/Pretreatment Facilities
  • Individual Sewage Disposal (Septic) Systems
  • Re-rating or expansion of existing facilities
  • Upgrading to meet current and stringent standards
  • Rehabilitation to improve operations

Modeling and Analysis

  • Conservation Studies
  • Fire Flow Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Main Rehabilitation
  • Model Calibration
  • Operations & Operations Efficiency
  • Planned Outages
  • Pump Station Sizing
  • Reservoir Siting & Sizing
  • Source/Substance Tracking
  • System Improvements
  • Valve Sizing
  • Water Quality


  • NJDEP BWSE Permits
  • NJDEP Treatment Works Approval
  • National/State Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit Applications (NJPDES)
  • Wastewater Management Plans/Amendments (under Water Quality Management Plans or ‘208 Plans’)
  • Water Allocation Certificate Applications
  • Discharge Allocation Certificate Applications
  • Groundwater Discharge Certificate Applications

Construction Phase Services

  • Bidding Assistance and Review
  • Project Award/Notice to Proceed
  • Resident Project Representation
  • Shop Drawing and RFI Review
  • Change Order Evaluation
  • Progress/Pay Request Review
  • Project Certification/Close Out

Operations Assistance

  • Trouble-Shooting
  • Start-Up Services
  • Operator Training Programs
  • O&M Manual Preparation
  • Permit Compliance Assistance


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NJAW Public Water Line Installation
NJAW Public Water Line Installation

Location   Princeton & Hopewell Township, NJ

Client   Bristol-Myers Squibb Company & New Jersey American Water Company

Construction Costs   $5.5 Million

Project Duration   2010 - 2012

Service(s) Provided
Water System Design, Surveying Services, NJBPU Approval, NJDEP Water Quality, Management Plan Amendment, Municipal/County Approvals, Cultural Resources Investigation, Freshwater Wetlands Mapping, Land Use Permitting, Wetland and Riparian Zone Restoration Design, Construction Documents, Construction Bidding/ Award Assistance, Construction Administration and Observation

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