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Water Meter Bid Results

POTABLE WATER METER SUPPLY BID RESULTS

10-31-2018

 

  1. NECO / NEPTUNE                                          $ 862,359.62
  2. CORE & MAIN                                              $1,045.469.02
  3. ALLIED UTILITY SOLUTIONS                         $1,103,914.69
  4. UNITED SYSTEMS                                          $1,183193.97

Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

Why is there smoke coming from the ground?

The Chagrin Falls Utility Department is currently conducting smoke tests of our sanitary sewer lines to identify areas with prohibited direct connection to the sanitary sewer lines or that are being infiltrated with storm water. Our team is able to locate infiltration or connection points by putting smoke into our sewer lines and observing where the smoke is visible coming from the ground. Once located, we will develop a plan for repairing damaged sections or disconnecting the prohibited connections. 

This project is vital to both taxpayers and water customers as we begin to prepare plans for renewal of our EPA discharge permit. By reducing or eliminating infiltration of rainwater into our sanitary sewers, we can minimize or eliminate the need for additional and expensive holding tanks. The EPA statutes require that we do not have any untreated releases into the Chagrin River, something that happens infrequently and only at times of very heavy rain fall. The storm water infiltration into the system creates temporary volume surges that exceed the plants ability to treat.

Walters Rd – Village Capital Improvement Program

An update from your Streets & Sidewalks Committee

The Walters Road Reconstruction Project is scheduled to start the week of April 16th and conclude in mid-October. As part of the Village Capital Improvement Program, the work will involve replacing the sanitary sewer system, replacing the water main, removing the Hickory Hill sanitary sewer pump station, reconstruction of Walters Road, and the addition of sidewalks on the north side of Walters from the Village line to Bell Street.  

For the duration of this project, Walters Road will be one way with all traffic flowing north bound, leaving the village. Due to the size of the equipment, width of the road and scope of the project, please be prepared to expect delays and consider alternative routes. CFEVSD Transportation, Russell and South Russell Police Departments have all been made aware of the project and changes to the traffic pattern.

The Village Council awarded the contract for this project to Mr Excavator. They will be working 4 x 10-hour days which provides flexibility to make up weather delays. Residents are advised that there will be occasional interruption of water services due to the water line replacement and notices will be provided in advance.

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