Cheyney University selects Inframark to operate its wastewater facilities

May 12, 2020
The three-year contract includes the campus wastewater treatment plant and lift station

HORSHAM, PA — Inframark LLC has announced that Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has chosen the company to effectively manage all operations and maintenance (O&M) of its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) that serves the entire campus. The three-year contract went into effect May 1.

Inframark will be responsible for O&M of the University’s sequential batch reactor WWTP that is designed for nutrient removal. Additional responsibilities include environmental compliance, coordination of the biosolids management program and lift station operation.

“We are excited to welcome Inframark as a new business partner to the University,” said James T. Lewis, Executive Director of Operations and Facilities Management at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. “Our wastewater treatment plant is critical to the successful operation of campus safety and compliance. Inframark is a recognized leader in water infrastructure operations and we look forward to working with them.”

Founded in 1837 as the nation’s first Historically Black College and University, Cheyney University is the second college campus Inframark serves nationally and the first ever in the Keystone State. Inframark also has 12 other municipal and industrial projects that it serves in Pennsylvania.

“We are proud that Cheyney University is the first Pennsylvania college we will be serving,” said Inframark’s Regional Manager Mike Wolgemuth. “We will ensure that we provide the University the same excellent service and expertise that we offer all of our clients.”

About Inframark

Inframark, LLC (, is a standalone American infrastructure services company focused on operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems, management of community infrastructure, and back-office services.

With more than 40 years of experience in managing water-related infrastructure, the company employs in excess of 1,500 people serving more than 300 clients in 19 states. Its North American operations manages facilities that can treat over a billion gallons of drinking water and wastewater daily. It also manages more than 7,000 miles of wastewater collection and water distribution networks. Its infrastructure management services group serves 220 clients with financial, administrative and specialized support services.

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