Water Capital Investment Projects

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Bellevue Utilities water capital investment projects ensure that current and future generations have reliable drinking water services. These projects are proposed in the 2023-2029 Utilities Capital Investment Project (CIP) plan, subject to approval by the City Council in November or December 2022.

Water main replacement program.

Capital Investment Project

Description

Reason

Implementation

Cost

Water Main Replacement

Replace 5 miles of old water pipe each year

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$112,801,000

Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) Rehabilitation

Replace 3 PRV stations per year; add pressure and flow monitoring

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$8,932,000

Minor (Small) Water Capital Improvement Projects

Miscellaneous projects or repairs to resolve deficiencies or improve efficiency

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$1,209,000

Reservoir Rehabilitation or Replacement

Replace drinking water reservoirs that have structural deficiencies and provide recoating for existing reservoirs

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$13,718,000

Water Pump Station Rehabilitation or Replacement

Rehabilitate or replace one water pump station every other year

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$10,180,000

Replacement of Large Commercial Water Meter Vaults

Replace four vaults for high volume commercial water meters every year, due to age, access and safety problems

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$3,206,000

Water Service Line & Saddle Replacement Program

Replace water service lines from the water main to the right-of-way, that are in danger of failing

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$1,857,000

Water Supply Inlet Rehabilitation

Rehabilitate water supply inlets from Cascade and SPU transmission pipes

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$304,000

Water System Planning

Evaluate and develop future CIP needs

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$890,000

SCADA System Upgrade

Upgrade the water system telemetry infrastructure

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$1,162,000

170th Pl SE Pressure Improvements

Resolve deficient water pressure on 170th Pl SE

Renewal and Replacement

2023-2029

$1,367,000

Increase Drinking Water Storage Availability for West Operating Area

Planning and design for future reservoir needed by 2030

Capacity for Growth

2023-2029

$4,216,000

Maintenance and Operations Yard Design and construction of new operations and maintenance facility Service Enhancement 2023-2029 $3,867,000
Somerset Highlands Capacity Improvements Improve fire flow deficiency in Somerset Highlands neighborhood Service Enhancement 2023-2029 $5,781.000
Groundwater Well Improvements Rehabilitate existing groundwater wells for emergency supply Service Enhancement 2023-2029 $12,835,000

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