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Capital improvement projects currently underway within the Division of Water:

Homestead Drive Area Water Line Improvements

Homestead Drive Area Water Line Improvements This project will replace about 11,000 linear feet of 8-inch and 6-inch water lines that have a high break frequency to improve water service, decrease maintenance, and reduce water loss. New fire hydrants are included in this project. Construction is expected to begin in spring of 2022. Prior to construction, notification letters will be mailed to residents located in the project area.    - learn more

South Hampton Road Area Waterline Improvements Project

South Hampton Road Area Waterline Improvements Project Located in the Eastmoor/Walnut Ridge & Northeast Community Areas, this project will replace water mains that have a high break frequency to improve water service, decrease maintenance, and reduce water loss. Prior to construction, notification letters will be mailed to area residents providing detailed information and important contact numbers. - learn more

Dublin Road 30-Inch Water Line - Hayden Run Area

Dublin Road 30-Inch Water Line - Hayden Run Area This project will install a new water main in the Hayden Run area to meet increasing water demands. It will include ~12,000 linear feet of new 30-inch diameter water line and new fire hydrants. Construction is expected to begin in spring of 2022. Prior to that, notification letters will be mailed to residents in the project area.  - learn more

Edsel Avenue Area Waterline Improvements Project

Edsel Avenue Area Waterline Improvements Project The project includes construction of new water mains to replace those with high break frequency and new hydrants to improve water service, decrease maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. Construction is expected to begin in the Spring of 2022. Prior to construction, letters will be mailed to area residents providing information about the project and important contacts. - learn more

PAWP Lime Slaker and Soda Ash Replacement Project

PAWP Lime Slaker and Soda Ash Replacement Project This project will replace aging treatment equipment to improve treatment process reliability. No treatment outages are anticipated. Construction will begin first quarter 2022 and is anticipated to be completed in fourth quarter 2023. - learn more

HCWP Hypochlorite Disinfection Project

HCWP Hypochlorite Disinfection Project This project will construct a new disinfection facility converting the process from chlorine gas to liquid sodium hypochlorite to eliminate potential hazards associated with handling chlorine gas and improve safety. All improvements will be made within City of Columbus owned property and is not expected to have any adverse environmental impacts. Work is to begin in the spring of 2022 and to be completed in spring 2025. - learn more

S Weyant Avenue Area Waterline Improvements Project

S Weyant Avenue Area Waterline Improvements Project Located in the Eastmoor/Walnut Ridge Community Areas, this project is will replace water mains that have a high break frequency to improve service and reduce water loss. It also includes new fire hydrants and water service transfers. Construction is expected to begin in the Winter of 2022. Notification letters will be mailed to residents located near the project providing detailed info & contact numbers. - learn more

Ziegler Ave Area Waterline Improvements

Ziegler Ave Area Waterline Improvements This project consists of 13,922 lineal feet of 6”, 8”, and 12” ductile iron water main, fire hydrant replacement and customer water service transfers. Prior to construction, notification letters will be mailed to area residents to provide information and important contact numbers. - learn more

HCWP Lime and Soda Ash Dust Collection

HCWP Lime and Soda Ash Dust Collection The purpose of this project is to replace the truck offloading piping, relief valves, instrumentation and controls, and bag collection systems and to install an ambient dust monitoring system. This project will provide a more reliable delivery system for chemical offloading for the foreseeable future. - learn more

Woodland Avenue Area Water Line Improvements

Woodland Avenue Area Water Line Improvements In the North Linden Community Areas, this project will replace existing 2-inch & 6-inch water mains that break often with new 6-inch and 8-inch ones. It includes about 11,700 linear feet of water main replacement (replacing ones that are 71 - 91 years old) and new fire hydrants. Neighborhood Liaisons and area residents will be contacted and informed of the project in advance. Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2021. - learn more

Mock Road Water Line Inprovements Project

Mock Road Water Line Inprovements Project Located in the North Central, Clintonville & University District Community Areas (see map), this project will replace existing 2-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch water mains that have a high break frequency and add new fire hydrants. Construction is to begin in the fall of 2021. Area resident will be receive notification letters with detailed information about the project and contact numbers. - learn more

Olentangy River Road Water Main Project - Phase II

Olentangy River Road Water Main Project - Phase II In the Olentangy West Community Area, this project will replace water mains with a high break frequency to improve service, maintenance, and reduce water loss. The existing lines range from 65-92 years in age. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021 and will include new hydrants. Prior to construction, notification letters will be mailed to residents near the project, providing detailed information and contact numbers. - learn more

Chestershire Road Area Water Line Improvements

Chestershire Road Area Water Line Improvements Located in the Greater Hilltop Community Area, this project will replace 6-inch and 8-inch water mains that have a high break frequency to improve water service, decrease burden on maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. It includes approximately 9,500 linear feet of water main replacement. Construction is to begin in the summer of 2021. - learn more

HCWP Intake Structure & Low Head Dam Rehabilitation

HCWP Intake Structure & Low Head Dam Rehabilitation This project will bring the facility up to current standards and ensure a reliable source of raw water supply for years to come. All improvements will be made within City of Columbus owned property and right-of-way and will not impact travel or pedestrian traffic along Cherry Bottom Road.Work is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2021 and is anticipated to be completed in spring of 2024. - learn more

Old Beechwold Area Water Line Improvements

Old Beechwold Area Water Line Improvements This project will replace existing 6-inch and 8-inch water mains that have a high break frequency to improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. It includes approximately 10,000 linear feet of water main replacement. The existing water mains range from 69 to 98 years in age. The project also includes new fire hydrants. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021. - learn more

Water Quality Assurance Lab Renovations

Water Quality Assurance Lab Renovations This project will provide renovations to HVAC, electrical, fume hoods, gas/vacuum/air fixtures, cabinetry and ergonomic upgrades. Construction is slated to start in late 2021 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. - learn more

Hoover Dam CIP

Hoover Dam CIP A project at the Hoover Reservoir dam/park area begins in August 2020. The construction will require some closures for safety and security, affecting pedestrian, bike-way and parking areas. Our fact sheet outlines the details and also provides a link to a project area map. Signage will be posted in the work areas.   - learn more

DRWP Clarifier Project

DRWP Clarifier Project This project will replace the existing clarifier mechanisms, the flocculation drives, and items as piping, pipe supports, electrical gear etc. This project will help extend the life of this facility so that it can continue to provide a reliable source of water for many years to come.Construction will start in the spring of 2021 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. - learn more

PAWP Well Pump Replacement

PAWP Well Pump Replacement This project will replace nine existing raw water pumps with new vertical turbine pumps at three of the collector wells, providing a reliable raw water source to the PAWP, make use of the existing assets and maintain the current approved capacity. - learn more

East Franklinton Water Line Improvements - Phase 3

East Franklinton Water Line Improvements - Phase 3 This project is located in the East Franklinton neighborhood (see map) and will replace the existing 12-inch, 8-inch, and 6-inch water lines that have a high break frequency to improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. Construction is expected to begin at the end of 2020. - learn more

HCWP Entrance

HCWP Sludge Line Improvements This project will replace approximately 13,000 linear feet of continuous 12-inch diameter pipe and 575 linear feet of spot repairs at various locations along the pipeline. Construction will commence in the summer of 2020 and will be substantially complete by the winter of 2021. - learn more

East Gates Street Excavation

East Gates Street Area Water Line Improvements This project will be constructed as part of the Division of Water’s Replacement and Rehabilitation (R &R) Program. Replacement of water lines with a high break frequency will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. - learn more

South Broadleigh Water Line Improvements Vicinity Map

South Broadleigh Road Area Water Improvements This project will replace existing water mains with a high break frequency, improving water service, decreasing burden on water maintenance operations, and reducing water loss. Fire hydrant replacement and customer water service transfers are also part of this project. Construction is expected to begin in early 2020. - learn more

Thomas Lane Area Vicinity Map

Thomas Lane Area Water Line Improvements Phase 2 Part of the division's Replacement and Rehabilitation (R &R) Program, this project will replace existing water mains with a high break frequency, improving water service, decreasing burden on water maintenance operations and reducing water loss. Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2019. - learn more

Valleyview Drive

Valleyview Drive Area Water Line Improvements This project will replace existing water mains with a high break frequency, thus improving water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2019. - learn more

HCWP Site

HCWP Basin Concrete Rehabilitation - Phase 2 This project will upgrade and maintain Hap Cremean Water Plant's treatment facilities to ensure a reliable supply of potable water, rehabilitating deteriorated concrete structures in and around the settling and flocculation basin area. Construction will start in the fall of 2021 and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2025. - learn more

Harrington Court Valve

Harrington Court Area Water Line Improvements This project will be constructed as part of the Division of Water’s Replacement and Rehabilitation (R &R) Program. Existing water mains that have a high break frequency will be replaced, improving water service, decreasing burden on water maintenance operations, and reducing water loss.  Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2019. - learn more

Enhanced Meter Project

Enhanced Meter Project This project will facilitate collection of electronic meter readings and provide expanded services for customers. It will be completed in phases, with initial small-scale testing to begin in summer 2021 and completion of all meter conversions by mid-2025. - learn more

Hap Cremean Water Plant Signage

UV Disinfection Improvements for DRWP & HCWP This project will install ultraviolet (UV) disinfection at the DRWP and HCWP to provide additional treatment for Cryptosporidium and other potential microbial contaminants. Financing will be provided by below-market interest rate loans obtained through the Ohio EPA’s Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) program. Includes EPA's Limited Environmental Reviews.  - learn more

HCWP Standby Power and DRWP Standby Power

HCWP Standby Power and DRWP Standby Power Three diesel powered standby generators will be installed at the HCWP to power the plant during a utility power outage. Construction is to begin in the first quarter of 2017 and will be completed in 2018 with an estimated cost of $10.5 million. Two generators will be installed at the DRWP. Construction is anticipated to begin in the third quarter of 2017 and completed in 2019 with an estimated cost of 9 million. - learn more

Silver Drive Area Vicinity Map(1)

Silver Drive Area Water Line Improvements This project will replace existing water lines with a high break frequency, improving water service, decreasing burden on water maintenance operations, and reducing water loss. The project will also include new fire hydrant installations and water service transfers. Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2017. - learn more

Hoover Boardwalk Improvements

Hoover Boardwalk Improvements Improvements to the Hoover Nature Preserve Boardwalk begin in May 2015 to make better use of the space, eliminate rutting, improve handicapped parking and better protect water quality. Construction is funded through Ohio EPA's Surface Water Improvement program and includes installation of permeable pavers, a vegetated infiltration area and educational signage for visitors. - learn more

Upground Reservoir Rendering

Upground Reservoir Construction was completed on Columbus' Upground Reservoir built in northwestern Delaware County. View brochure - learn more