Water/Wastewater Projects

Updated 4/8/21 - updated information shown in red

Bruton Orand Elevated Storage Tank Chloramine Project

Description: This project includes preparation of plans and specifications for design and construction of a chlorine residual control system.  It also includes development of documents for the TCEQ plans and specifications review, and for a TCEQ exceptions request. 

A professional services agreement with Freese & Nichols, Inc., to provide engineering services for design and construction phase services, in the amount of $65,000, was approved by Council on March 18, 2019. Design is complete. Council approved the required mixer purchase on July 20. Stonehill pump station is back online. Project expected complete end of April. Mixer is installed.

Project Cost: $300,000

Funding source(s): Other

Anticipated completion: April 2021


Colonial Drive Sewer Line Replacement (Whitney Lane to Homestead Drive)

Description: This project is for reconstruction of roughly 600 feet of existing sanitary sewer main along Colonial Drive between Whitney Lane and Homestead Drive.  The existing sanitary sewer main was videoed by the Public Works department and the information was evaluated to identify the sections failing and in need of replacement.  Those specific areas are from Whitney Lane to Superior Drive and just south of Homestead Drive with an isolated spot repair along Colonial Drive. 

A professional services agreement for design services (for this project and the Colonial Drive Phase II street project) with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $153,639.50, was awarded December 16, 2019. Received 95% submittal. Construction awarded April 5, 2021. 

Project cost: $400,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: November 2021


Forest Vista Water Line

Description: The project includes the replacement of a 12-inch main. This project is being done with the Forest Vista Drive Reconstruction Phase II.

A professional services agreement for design services, with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $160,487 was awarded on January 7, 2019. Design is complete. Construction contract awarded April 20, 2020 council meeting. Notice to proceed issued June 29.  See Forest Vista Drive Reconstruction Phase II for progress of the combined street and water line project.

Project cost: $210,000

Funding source(s): Other

Anticipated completion: May 2021


Garden Ridge Water Line Phase II

Description: The project is Phase II of II and includes installation of approximately 3,200 linear feet of water line along Garden Ridge Boulevard from Bellaire Boulevard to Ridgecreek Drive. The new water line will expand the water distribution system per the Town’s adopted Water Plan. 

A professional services agreement for design was approved on November 4, 2019. Design is complete. Low bidder withdrew so we moved to second low bidder. Construction contract awarded October 5, 2020. Preconstruction meeting held. Notice to proceed issues for January 19, 2021. 60% complete.

Project Cost: $1,000,000

Funding source(s): Impact Fees, Other

Anticipated completion: June 2021


High Road Waterline Replacement Phase III

Description: The project consists of the replacement of approximately 8,800 linear feet of substandard waterlines in the Lost Creek, Hickory Springs, and High Road Ridge subdivisions.

A professional services agreement for design services, with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $260,000 was awarded December 17, 2018. During design of phase II, due to the complexities of the project, construction was divided into two phases: phase II and III. Phase III will now be constructed first and was approved on the CIP amendment February 17, 2020 to adjust project timing. A neighborhood meeting was held February 19 for town staff to provide information about the design and construction timeline to interested residents. Advertised and then bid via online bidding. Construction contract awarded June 15. Notice to proceed issued for August 31. Water line complete. Testing and disinfection is underway. 

Project Cost: $1,500,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: April 2021


Hillside Water Line Connection

Description: The project includes the extension of roughly 800 linear feet of 8-inch PVC water line.  The two locations of the extensions begin at dead-end lines installed with the Hillside development, located at Oakview Drive and Ridgecrest Drive.  Residential homes fronting the area of work will have the residential water services switched over to the new water main. All affected infrastructure (driveways, culverts, mailboxes, misc. improvements, etc.) will be re-instated after construction.  This project will provide for the required looped water line system through the Hillside development and eliminate the need to include these locations on a consistent flushing schedule for water quality purposes. 

A professional services agreement with Wade Trim, Inc. for the design, in the amount of $36,420 was approved by town council on November 4, 2019. Preliminary alignment under review. Review meeting held. 60% design expected mid-April.

Project Cost: $200,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt


Lift Station Improvements and Decommissioning Phase II

Description: The project includes the evaluation and design of improvements to multiple lift stations throughout the Town. The project will reduce ongoing maintenance and operational cost of existing lift stations. A total of six lift stations were identified for improvements due to their age/condition or deficiencies. They are: Garden Ridge, Kipling, Park Bend, Wichita 1, Wichita 2, and Wickersham.

The professional services agreement for design services with Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., in the amount of $276,500, was approved November 18, 2019. Design complete. Construction contract awarded September 21, 2020. Preconstruction meeting held November 4.

Project Cost: $2,550,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: July 2021


Lift Station Improvements and Decommissioning Phase III

Description: The project includes the evaluation and design of improvements to the Kipling and Park Bend lift stations. The project will reduce ongoing maintenance and operational cost and bring the lift stations into TCEQ compliance. 

A professional services agreement for the design phase services with Plummer, Inc., in the amount of $48,700 was approved January 4, 2021. Kickoff meeting held January 28. Survey underway. Technical memo received.

Project Cost: $980,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt


Morriss Road Water Lines Phase II (FM 1171 to Eaton)

Description: The project includes installation of approximately 4,300 linear feet of 24 inch to 30-inch water line in Morriss Road from FM 1171 to Eaton Street.  The water line will replace the existing 20-inch water line in Morriss Road and provide transmission from Stonehill Pump Station. 

A professional services design agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $202,500, was approved February 17, 2020. Design is complete. Construction contract awarded January 4, 2021. Waiting on Stonehill Pump Station to go back online prior to beginning work. Stonehill pump station is back online. Revised projected start date planned for April and completion in January 2022. Waiting on pipe delivery to begin installation.    

Project Cost: $2,750,000

Funding source(s): TIRZ, Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: January 2022


Morriss Water Lines Phase III (Eaton to Waketon)

Description: The project includes installation of approximately 4,400 linear feet of a 30-inch water line along Morriss Road from Eaton Street to Waketon Road. The water line will replace an existing 20-inch water line and is needed to provide additional capacity to the Town’s distribution system and due to condition concerns with the existing 20-inch water line. The project will also include approximately 600 linear feet of a 48 inch bore/tunnel due to the Timber Creek crossing. 

Town staff is presently in negotiations with Kimley-Horn to provide design services for this project.

Project Cost: $ 2,850,000

Funding Source(s): Impact Fees, Utility Debt


Oak Street Lift Station and Force Main Phase IV Project

Description: The project includes improvements to the existing Oak Street Lift Station to increase firm pumping capacity and meet projected wastewater flows.  The project is anticipated to include replacement of pumps, generator, mechanical piping and valving, electrical building, bridge crane, as well as structural improvements to the wet well. 

A professional services agreement for the design phase of the project in the amount of $330,500 was approved on January 4, 2021. Kickoff meeting held January 29.

Project Cost: $2,300,000

Funding source(s): Impact Fees, Utility Debt


Rippy Road Waterline Improvements (Waketon Road to Speyside Drive)

Description: The project consists of the installation of approximately 3,700 feet of 12-inch waterline. 

The professional services agreement with Urban Engineers Group, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, for an amount not to exceed $78,300 was approved on November 21, 2016. Design is ongoing. Alignment surveying is ongoing. 95% complete plan review comments by staff were given to the consultant. Project currently on hold awaiting completion of Rippy Road improvements (Waketon to Pecan Meadows). Once the road project is complete, we will put the water line project out for bid. The road project design was awarded at the March 4, 2019 Council meeting.

Project Cost: $750,000

Funding source(s): Impact Fees, Utility Debt


Sentinel Oaks Water Line Replacement (Three Bridges to Simmons)

Description: The project includes upsizing an existing 2-inch and 4-inch water main to an 8-inch water main.  The upsize of roughly 1,800 foot of existing water main may have sections installed via bore due to limited working area within the ROW, existing residential driveways, and larger diameter trees.  Residential service lines will also be switched over to the new water main prior to abandonment.

The design professional services agreement approved on November 16, 2020. 60% plans received. Anticipate bids in April and award in June.

Project Cost: $500,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt


Spring Meadow Lane Sewer Line Replacement

Description:  Project includes replacement of approximately 5800 linear feet of sewer line within Spring Meadow Lane due to poor condition of existing lines. Town records show existing sewer main sizes vary between 6 inch and 8 inch in diameter. New sewer lines will have a minimum 8-inch diameter. The preferred method of construction is trenchless, if practical, so that impact to the public is minimized. 

A design consultant has not been selected for this project yet as Town staff continues to explore possible methods of construction. A sewer spill occurred along a larger section of pipe that Spring Meadow drains in to on November 30, 2020.  A section of sewer will need to be replaced that was not part of the neighborhood project.  A CIP amendment will be proposed to add it to the project.

Project Cost: $1,540,000

Funding Source(s): Utility Debt


Stonecrest Pump Station Phase I (Auxiliary Power & Upgrades)

Description: This project includes the design of backup power for the Stonecrest Pump Station which will include a standby generator and required transferring electrical equipment to provide for a fully functional system.  Also included in the project is a new pad area and site grading. 

A professional services agreement for the design phase awarded April 20, 2020 to Gupta and Associates, Inc. 95% design received. Anticipate bidding in May with award in June. 

Project Cost: $2,550,000

Funding source(s): Impact Fees, Utility Debt


Stonehill Pump Station Discharge Valve Replacement and 10 MG Ground Storage Tank Rehabilitation

Description: This project includes modifications to the existing pump discharge valves, a tank and pump station paint recoating, the addition of a tank mixer, and other necessary repairs to the ground storage tank.

A professional services agreement for design with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $88,500, was approved December 16, 2019. Construction contract awarded October 19. Preconstruction meeting held November 19. Construction started. Tank drained by Town staff and turned over to the contractor. Tank is back online.  

Project Cost: $1,200,000

Funding source(s): Other, Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: July 2021


Timber Creek Trunk Line (Morriss Road to Rawlings Street)

Description: This project includes the rehabilitation of an existing 15-inch sanitary sewer main that extends through the Timbercreek Community #3, Timbercreek Community #4, Royal Oaks, and Morris Road Park subdivisions east of Morriss Road between Kirkpatrick Lane and just north of Eaton Street (6500 linear feet). 

A proposal from Insituform, thru BuyBoard, for the initial phase of the project, which is to clean and examine using CCTV the existing sanitary sewer main, was received February 10, 2020.  Contract awarded April 20. Manholes located. Buyboard award being prepared. 

Project Cost: $1,875,000 

Funding source(s): Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: Initial cleaning/video –complete. Rehabilitation – FY 20/21


Timber Creek Water Line Replacement Phase II 

Description: The project includes replacement of approximately 3900 linear feet of water line consisting of new 12" and 8" mains within Spring Meadow Ln., Sweetgum Ct., Pepperwood Dr. and White Oak Ct. The preferred method of construction shall be trenchless, if practical, so that impact to the public is minimized. Examples of trenchless methods include slip lining and pipe bursting, or a combination of these two methods.

A design consultant has not been selected for this project yet as Town staff continues to explore possible methods of construction.  We are looking at quotes for pipe bursting using a COOP agreement rather than a traditional agreement.

Project Cost: $1,200,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt


US 377/ FM 1171 Water Line Loop and Relocation

Description: Due to the TxDot expansion of US 377, all utilities in conflict with the expansion are required to move into a new alignment. The Town operates approximately 8,000 linear feet of 30/36 inch transmission water main on the east side of US 377, from FM 1171 north to the Town limits. Approximately 1,500 linear feet of the water line conflicts with the TxDot expansion project and will need to be relocated. In addition to the relocation, the Town will install a master planned waterline loop at the intersection of US 377 and FM 1171. By installing the looped water main prior to the US 377 expansion project beginning, the Town will realize significant savings as opposed to installation after the bridge is installed.

A professional services agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group for design services associated in the amount of $134,000 was approved October 19, 2020. Design kick off meeting held October 30. Received 60% plans. TxDot is reviewing.

Project Cost: $5,500,000 

Funding source(s): Impact Fees, Utility Debt


Wastewater Treatment Plant Rehabilitation Phase V – Plant Biosolids Facilities Upgrades. 

Description: This project is Part II of the upgrades to the WWTP Biosolids facilities. Upgrades include the demolition and replacement of the existing holding tanks, sludge thickening facilities, and upgrades to the aeration equipment. 

The professional services agreement with Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. for design in the amount of $623,681 was approved on June 19, 2017. Construction contract awarded September 16, 2019. Preconstruction meeting held November 5. Notice to proceed is November 18. Change order approved August 3, 2020 for duct bank changes.  Change order number two was approved December 7. Work is ongoing. Tilt walls are up.

Project Cost: $11,800,000

Funding source(s): Utility Debt

Anticipated completion: July 2021