Water, Sewer & Stormwater
Planning and Development Services (PDS) provides grant development services for member local governments on various water and sewer infrastructure projects.
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Ongoing Projects (Community Development Block Grants)
Sharpsburg FY 2016-17: Water Line Replacement - Grant/Loan in the amount of $1,998,690, which 75% of is grant and 25% is loan. This project will replace old lines with approximately 9,000 LF of 6" C-900 PVC water main, 570 LF of 6" DI water main, 6,500 LF of 8" C-900 PVC water main, 250 LF of 8" DI water main, 125 LF of 8" HDPE water main, 125' of 10" HDPE water main, 44 fire hydrant assemblies, 144 water service replacements, etc. Construction Contract has been bid and awarded. Construction is well underway and as of the date of this report, is approx. 50% complete. This project, by the way, complements the recently completed Sharpsburg 2015 Drinking Water project.
Lucama FY 2016-17: Water Line & Water Plant - Grant/Loan in the amount of $488,990, which 25% of is grant and 75% is loan. This project will rehabilitate the Town's water treatment plant and one existing supply well. This project has been bid and awarded to two separate contractors due to the nature and complexity of the project. Construction was delayed due to relocation difficulties of one of the contractors, but is now well underway.
Seaboard FY2016-17: Townwide Sewer Line Rehabilitation - CDBG-I Sewer Grant in the amount of $1,654,492 to rehabilitate approximately 10,250 linear feet of 8 inch VCP sewer line, and 1,150 linear feet of 10 inch VCP clay pipe on approximately 15 streets; rehabilitate approximately 69 manholes, install 6,760 linear feet of 8 inch cured in place liner and 5,700 linear feet of 10 inch cured in place liner. Town of Seaboard residents please review the Town's Fair Housing Assessment. The videoing and vacuuming portions of the contract have been completed and reviewed by the engineer who provided the results of the videoing to the general contractor who has started the planned lining and improvements.
Saratoga FY2014-15: Sewer Line Replacement - CDBG-I Sewer Grant in the amount of $1,694,935 to construct 5,600 linear feet of 8 inch sewer line, 14 four foot diameter manholes, 38 four inch sanitary sewer taps, and replace an existing sewer pump station. This project is substantially complete. Collection lines are in place and operational, as is the new pump station. State inspection has taken place and closeout monitoring is in process.
*New Awards are Continuing*
For the first time, in the history of the UCPCOG, two of its municipalities, Enfield and Seaboard, applied for and received CDBG Neighborhood Revitalization grants, which funded both housing and drainage improvements.