The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) directs utility line replacements and specific projects to address current and projected needs of the community’s water and sewer system. Following is a list of Current Projects underway and projects recently completed. Recent bid results are available here.
Current Water/Sewer Projects
National Avenue Water Treatment Plant Improvements Phase 1
Project Budget: $590,000
Completion Date: June 2012
Percent Complete: 100% (Design), 0% (Construction)
This project was advertised for bids on December 9, 2011.
The National Avenue Water Treatment Plant (NAWTP) Phase 1 Improvements will replace programmable logic controller at National Avenue Water Treatment Plant, replace Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition hardware and update system software.
Carnelian Force Main Valve Project
Project Budget: $567,744
Overall Percent Complete: 0% (Construction)
This project requires a significant Force Main Bypass to install the Valve and all of the ramps in the country are being used for PG&E's court-mandated inspections of their gas mains in the Bay Area; this leaves no ramps available for the District’s project. This project is on hold until Fall 2012.
The Carnelian Force Main Valve project includes force main bypass valves on the existing 24" diameter Carnelian Force Main within the Carnelian Main Sewer Station and repair the section of force main damaged by a contractor in September 2009. Bypassing the existing force main will be required prior to construction utilizing approximately 4,700 feet of temporary pipeline.
Zone 1 Water Storage Tank Project
Project Budget: $2,966,742
Completion Date: October 2011
The tank has been cleaned and disinfected, and is currently being filled. Once it is filled, bacteriological (Bac-T) samples will be taken. After passing the Bac-T testing, the tank will be put into service. The booster pump station will be brought on-line on December 19th when the manufacturer’s representative is here to witness the start-up. Site paving will be complete in the spring of 2012.
The new 1.3 million gallon (MG) welded steel potable drinking water tank (reservoir), associated piping, and appurtenances off of SR 267 in Kings Beach at the end of Canterbury Drive. This tank will serve as added water storage and support wildfire suppression efforts. With the installation of this tank and booster station, the District will be able to demolish the existing Kingswood 500,000 gallon tank and booster station that is currently in the vicinity of the Griff Creek stream zone and restore the creek to its natural state.
Kingswood 500 Tank & Kingswood 120 Booster Pump Demo and Griff Creek Restoration Project
Project Budget: $431,500
Completion Date: 2012
Percent Complete: 5% (Design), 0% (Construction)
Staff and consultant met on site with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) representatives for initial review of the existing site conditions. The TAC representatives include Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Placer County, US Forest Service, Kingswood Homeowner's Association, and Kingswood Property Owner's Association.
This project includes the demolition of the existing Kingswood 500 water storage tank and Kingswood 120 water booster pump station and restoration of Griff Creek within the project area.
Carnelian & Dollar Sewer Pump Station Design – Phase 1
Percent Complete: 40%
Staff has received and reviewed the Dollar Pump Station Technical Memorandum #1 and is preparing comments.
Brook Avenue Sewer Main Replacement Project
Project Budget: $811,539
Completion Date: October 2012
Percent Complete: 55% (Design), 0% (Construction)
Due to numerous design items needing to still be worked out, construction of this project will take place during the 2012 construction season. District Staff has re-televised the sewer main in Brook Avenue in order to better locate the service laterals. Consultant is reviewing the new CCTV data.
This project includes replacement of the existing sewer mains and service laterals in Brook Avenue and Coon Street and the installation of a new sewer main, manholes, and service laterals in SR28 between Coon Street and Bear Street in order to abandon a mid-block sewer main in which the District does not have adequate access.
Completed Water/Sewer Projects
- Kingswood Water Main Replacement Project
- Secline Pump Station Rehabilitation
- C-1 Wet Well and Dry Well Modifications
- Carnelian Bay Water Main Replacement
- Zone 2 Water Tank Project
- Tahoe Marina Estates Water Line Replacement Project (In conjunction with Placer County Erosion Control Project)
- Cutthroat Water Main Replacement
- Kingswood Stairs
- Dollar Cove Water Treatment Study
- Lincoln Green Water Line Replacement
- Kingswood West Tank Security Fence
- Beaver Street Water and Sewer Line Replacement Project (In conjunction with Placer County Erosion Control Project)