Current Projects

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LIFT STATION 17 FORCE MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded the Lift Station 17 Force Main Replacement Project to DNA Underground on April 25, 2024.  This project will be around the Diamondhead Drive East circle area.  This project is for the installation of approximately 1,400 LF of 8" force main in accordance with the plans & specifications.  The work should begin in June, 2024 and last approximately 60 days.  Seymour Engineering will oversee the contractor for this project.

Current Status:

Contract documents have been reviewed and are ready for signatures for the Lift Station #17 Force Main Replacement Project. A Notice to Proceed is expected immediately following receipt of fully executed documents.

LIFT STATION 26 PUMP IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

The Diamondhead Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners awarded the Lift Station 26 Pump Improvements Project to Hemphill Construction Company on April 25, 2024.  The work should begin in May, 2024 and last approximately 60 days.  The work includes the removal and installation of two(2) lift station pumps along with all necessary components in accordance with the plans & specifications.  Seymour Engineering will oversee the contractor on this project.

Current Status:

Contract documents have been reviewed and are ready for signatures for the Lift Station #26 Pump Improvements Project. A Notice to Proceed date will be determined following full execution of documents.

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. This project was completed in June, 2023.

 

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 closed out and warranty items are being addressed by contractors.

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

The Water System Improvement Phase II Project was completed in April, 2024.

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

The contractor’s deadline for punch list completion for the Sewer Improvement Basin 13, 16, & 17 Project is May 24, 2024. They have been on site this week to finish up the remaining items and the engineer’s resident project representative/inspector for the project will be on site to verify that all work is completed as required. The final pay app is under review by the engineer. The project is expected to close out under budget by approximately $450,000.00.

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 Summer 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 Elevated Water Tank Project was completed in April, 2024.

The scope of work for the Elevated Water Tank Altitude Valve Project is being redesigned and the advertisement for rebid has been posted. A pre-bid conference is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Bid opening is scheduled for June 13, 2024 during the Regular Board Meeting.

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. Project was completed within the scheduled time and below budget.

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!