Sewage Sludge Storage Hall Huerth


RWE Power AG
GEB Bauwesen Braunkohle
Stüttgenweg 2
50935 Cologne


BeMo Tunnelling GmbH, NL West
Civil Engineering, Industrial and Steel Construction Dortmund

Project location

Power Plant Knapsacker Hügel
Division Goldenberg
Goldenbergstr. 2
50354 Hürth
North Rhine-Westphalia

Start of construction


End of construction


Project total value

1.3 million €


Existing excavation pit (demolition) with fillings (gravelly)

Technical Data

Extended shell construction as well as development including
connection to the existing power plant buildings.

storage area (resembling a tub) built in liquid-proof concrete
first construction phase approx. 3,200 m²
final construction phase 6,445 m²

• foundation, substructure and pillars for steel structure
• foundation for the power plant chimney
• switchgear
• engine room
• installation site for the transformer

Construction: raft foundation

Soil Excavation: approx. 5,000 m³
Concrete Structure: approx. 2,000 m³
Canal Construction: approx. 1,000 m
Road Surfaces: approx. 2,300 m²

Further project related information

Liquid-proof concrete (FD-Beton C35/45) with requirements to the German Federal Water Act (WHG) and a certification as a specialist company.