NALogoRed&B_thick_assoc-150PXOntario Police College (OPC) Plumbing Study

Client: CB Richard Ellis

Project Location: Aylmer, Ontario

The Ontario Police College (OPC) Campus is a 121.5 hectares training facility located near the town of Aylmer, Ontario.  It consists of six buildings; Pump House, Water Tower, Outdoor Shooting Range, Police Vehicle Operations, Clean Lab Building and the OPC Main Building (classrooms, residences, offices etc.). The buildings were constructed in 1976 and are home to a regular influx of students, approximately 45 permanent instructors and 165 full and part time employees.

NA Engineering Associates Inc. was retained by CBRE to perform an investigation study on the existing domestic water supply piping above ground and underground as well as the associated valves throughout the OPC property.

NA Engineering Associates Inc. reviewed existing drawings, interviewed maintenance personnel, collected pipe samples and conducted visual assessments at various locations throughout the buildings. Destructive tests including Hot Tapping & Pipe/Elbow/Valve Replacements. Non-Destructive included Ultrasonic Testing and Visual Assessment.

Based on the detailed observations and conclusions, NA Engineering Associates Inc. identified the areas where upgrades were strongly recommended and provided several estimates for consideration.