Current Projects

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Water Tower #1 Exterior Painting Project

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded the bid for this project to Tank Pro, LLC on July 28, 2022.  The existing Water Tower #1 will have the exterior painted in the same color in accordance with contract specifications.  The project will begin in September, 2022 and last approximately 75 days. All work being performed will be securely contained and non-hazardous to any property or people. The Project Engineer is Digital Engineering who will oversee the contractor during this project. 

Current Status: 

The final top coat of paint is 90%-95% complete for the Water Tower #1 Exterior Painting Project. The template for the logo has been set and marked on both sides of the tank and the contractor began painting the logos on November 16, 2022.

Water System Rehabilitation Phase III Project

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded this project to DNA Underground in April, 2022.  A Notice to Proceed was issued in June, 2022. This project involves the removal and installation of water mains, service lines, valves, and fire hydrants.  Construction is expected to begin in August, 2022. The project is expected to last approximately 12 months.   Seymour Engineering will be the Project Engineer and oversee the contractor during this project. 

Current status: 

The Water System Improvement Phase III Project is approximately 20% complete: Direct bury is 90% complete and directional drilling is complete. Work is expected to resume after Thanksgiving.

Water System Rehabilitation-Phase II Project

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded this contract to CB Developers in March, 2022.  This project consists of the replacement and installation of water mains, service lines, valves, and fire hydrants and is expected to last approximately 365 days. Digital Engineering will oversee this contractor during this project.

Current status

Boring on Koloa Street is scheduled to be complete on November 21, 2022 for the Water System Improvement Phase II Project. Boring on Pahoa Court will begin the week of November 21, 2022. The line tie-ins on Bayou Drive are scheduled to start in December.

Sewer Improvements Phase I&II-Basins 13,16,17

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded this project to Suncoast Infrastructure in March, 2022.  This project consists of the repairs, replacement and lining of existing sewer mains, services, and manholes in accordance to the project specifications. Seymour Engineering will oversee the contractor for this project.  The project is expected to last 730 calendar days.

Current status

CCTV of the sewer lateral service lines is approximately 35% complete for the Sewer Improvements Basins 13, 16, & 17 Project. Manhole linings are complete. The contractor will be replacing force mains concurrently with gravity sewer lines to the Diamondhead Drive East intersection.

Water Main System Rehab. Phase I - New Water Tower

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded this project to CB&I Storage Tank Solutions in December, 2021 and will take approximately 450 days, with expected completion in Spring 2023.  The project consists of the construction of a 750,000 gallon elevated water tank. This tower will mirror the design and color of the existing Water Tower #1.  The new Water Tower #2 will be located on East Aloha Drive. Digital Engineering is the Project Engineer who will oversee the contractor on this project.

Current status:

The lower ball has been raised and is being welded in place for the Elevated Water Tank Project. Raising of the upper ball sections and roof are scheduled to be complete in December 2022.

Water Main Improvements-Ph.I (Southeast Water Main Improvements - Hilo Street)

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded the Water Main Replacement Project - Hilo St. in July, 2021 to DNA Underground.  Construction work began in August, 2021 along Hilo St. into Maui Circle, Hilo Way and Lanai St. Contractors began installing new mainline piping underground from Diamondhead Drive East and continue north on Hilo St. Seymour Engineering is the Project Engineer who will oversee the contractor on this project. Expected completion is August, 2022.

Current status: The Southeast Water Main Replacement Project is complete. The contract was completed with a $1,128.00 credit Change Order due to differences in open cut excavation versus directional drilling of the piping and adjustments to quantities.

To view a map of the project area click here.

 

Water System Improvements Map - Blog#5

To see the Water System Improvements 5-year Plan Map click here.

Sewer Basin Improvement Map - Blog#5

To see full image of Sewer Basin Improvements 5yr Plan Map click here

5 Year Infrastructure Improvements Map

The 5-Year Capital Improvement plan includes: (Link below shows a map of project locations)

  • Water Main Improvements Phase I (Southeast - Hilo Street)
  • Water System Rehab. Phase I - New Water Tower
  • Water System Rehab. Phase II Project
  • Water System Rehab. Phase III Project
  • Sewer System Improvements Phase I & II - Basins 13,16, & 17
  • Hydrant/Fire Flow Improvements
  • New Pumps for Lift Stations #16, #19, #28
  • Well System Improvements
  • Sanitary Sewer Hydraulic Model
  • Sewer Cleanout Improvements
  • Equipment Replacements

I & I CCTV Program

The CCTV / I & I Department was developed to prevent Inflow & Infiltration into the collection system. The Infiltration & Inflow crews survey sewer mains to identify and locate potential problem areas.

Learn more about Inflow & Infiltration and see our action photos!