Eclipse Engineers, PLLC is a locally-owned firm that was founded in April 2009 in Lexington, Kentucky that specializes in water and wastewater services for municipalities, water districts and water associations. As can be seen from our past projects, members of our staff have a broad range of experience in water and wastewater design. We offer services beginning with the initial concept of a project through the completion of construction and our network of experienced subconsultants give us the same capabilities as a full-service firm.
With local control and low overhead, we will provide excellent, expeditious service on all of our projects.
Specific experience that makes Eclipse Engineers uniquely qualified includes the following:
- A President that is involved and will stay involved with projects and the client through the duration of the project.
- A staff that strives to remain at the forefront of emerging technologies in water treatment and distribution as well as wastewater collection and treatment; therefore, providing excellent, unbiased recommendations of the best available technology available to fit the client’s unique application.
- The ability to provide GIS and GPS services to survey-grade accuracy.
- A staff that is proficient in obtaining all required permits from the various regulatory agencies including encroachment permits from the Kentucky Department of Highways; floodplain, water quality, and construction permits from the Kentucky Division of Water; and stream crossings permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers.
- Proven design management and cost control solutions that result in competitive bids and keep projects within budget.
The President of Eclipse Engineers, Alan Robinson, serves as Project Manager for all projects. He has over 13 years of design and project management experience in the field of water and wastewater beginning as a surveyor in 1997. We believe our background knowledge; relevant experience with water and wastewater treatment plants, water distribution systems, and sewage collection systems make Eclipse Engineers uniquely qualified to perform work for your Utility. We have the resources available to meet any schedule and with our low overhead, we have the ability to provide a very cost competitive broad list of services.
University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, 1999
Registration & Professional Affiliations
Professional Engineer, KY #23414
Water Environment Federation
American Water Works Association
Mr. Robinson’s experience includes familiarity with project development and funding procurement, construction cost estimating, technical/process design, specification writing, bid proposal development, construction administration, and various engineering studies/reports for utilities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Mr. Robinson has served on the design team for numerous water and wastewater projects with construction costs ranging from $50,000 to $32 million including the Jackson Water Treatment Plant, Lawrenceburg Water Treatment Plant, Strodes Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, Otter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Morehead Wastewater Treatment Plant. In addition, Mr. Robinson has designed waterlines and storage tanks, water booster stations, gravity sewers, force mains, and wastewater pump stations. Mr. Robinson’s educational background focused on construction management and included study in construction methodology, engineering economy, and fluid mechanics.
5.0 million gallon per day (MGD) Morehead Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Flood Recovery; Morehead Utility Plant Board, Morehead, KY
Mitchell Creek Road Force Main Repl., 3,400 feet of 12-inch PVC FM; London Utility Commission, London, KY
Main Street Waterline Replacement, 8,000 feet of 12-inch DI; City of Marion, Marion, KY
US 60 West Sanitary Sewer Extension Phases 1 and 2; City of Marion, Marion, KY
Survey-grade GPS Mapping of Valves and Fire Hydrants; Laurel County Water District No. 2, London, KY
Sturgis Road, West Cruce Lane, and Crittenden Drive Sanitary Sewer Improvements; City of Marion, Marion, KY
8.0 MGD Otter Creek WWTP; Richmond Utilities, Richmond, KY
15,000 Gallon Per Minute (GPM) South Elkhorn Pump Station and Force Main Improvements; Lexington-Fayette Urban-County Government, Lexington, KY
3.5 MGD Influent Screen and Pump Station; Lancaster WWTP; City of Lancaster, KY
7.2 MGD Strodes Creek WWTP; Winchester Municipal Utilities, Winchester, KY
Resident Project Representative for Entire Construction Phase of 4.0 MGD Raw Water Pump Station and Water Treatment Plant (WTP); City of Lawrenceburg, KY
4.0 MGD Raw Water Pump Station and WTP; City of Lawrenceburg, KY
2.5 MGD Raw Water Pump Station and WTP; City of Jackson, KY
High Service Transmission Main and 50,000-gallon Ground Storage Tank; City of Jackson, KY
Construction Administration for New 3.0 MGD Hinkston Creek WWTP; Mount Sterling Water & Sewer System, Mount Sterling, KY
175 GPM Gootee Development Gravity Sewer, Pump Station, and Force Main; City of Lebanon, Lebanon, KY
Lone Oak Sanitary Sewer Extension; Nicholasville Public Utilities, Nicholasville, KY
US Highway 68 Waterline Relocation; Kentucky American Water, Lexington, KY