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Project Description

The B Reservoir receives drinking water directly from the district’s treatment plant; water is then distributed throughout the district. The reservoir’s level fluctuates with customer usage needs; its capacity is 3 million gallons.

B Reservoir is currently an in-ground storage tank with an aging liner and “floating” cover; the cover can be considered a security risk because it can be easily compromised. An alternative is to replace the current reservoir with concrete or steel tank(s). Delivery pipeline improvements as well us upgrading the hydraulic system would increase efficiency of water delivery.

The planning process included a comprehensive study of storage capacities within the District. The project design includes significant hydraulic and pipeline work to ensure more water is available for fighting fires.

Spending Plan

 Project Phase Previous Fiscal Year Expenses  Fiscal Year 15/16  Fiscal Year 16/17  Fiscal Year 17/18  Fiscal Year 18/19  Fiscal Year 19/20 Total
 Planning  -   -   -  - $265,000  -  $265,000
 Design  -   -   -   -  $509,000  -  $509,000
 Construction  -   -   -   -  $11,000,000  -  $11,000,000
 Total - - - - $11,774,000 - $11,774,000

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Funding Source

Project Status

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PID's board considered these alternatives:

Option 1—Replacing the B Reservoir cover and liner only.
Option 2—Replace the reservoir with two steel tanks, increasing storage capacity and capacity for fire flow demand. Additional improvements include revamping system hydraulics and building a pump station for a new pipeline from the treatment plant to the distribution system.
Option 3— Replace the reservoir with a concrete tank,increasing storage capacity and capacity for fire flow demand. Additional improvements include revamping system hydraulics and building a pump station for a new pipeline from the treatment plant to the distribution system.

PID’s board voted to pursue Option 2 (saving funds on project development) and authorizing the project design.

 

Benefits to PID and its Customers

Increased water capacity, better water flow during fire emergencies, less vulnerability to security and water contamination issues.

Anticipated Project Timeline

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Concept Approval
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Planning
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Design
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Construction
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Completion
July 2017 July 2017 - Nov. 2017 Dec. 2017 - Oct. 2018 Nov. 2018 - Oct. 2020 Nov. 2020
 

 

Project details updated June 2018

 

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