Major Capital Projects

Josh Wilson Road Transmission Pipeline

Current Phase – Complete
Year of Completion – 2013
Estimated Budget – $4.74 million
Actual Cost – $3.78 million

Installation of an 18-inch transmission pipeline to strengthen the system in the west county and to serve our Bayview customers with water from Judy Reservoir, instead of purchasing water from the city of Anacortes. An annual cost savings to PUD ratepayers of about $350,000 yearly!

Judy Reservoir to Sedro Woolley Transmission Pipeline: Phase I

Current Phase – Complete
Year of Completion – 2015
Estimated Budget – N/A
Actual Cost – $2.03 million

Installation of a 36-inch transmission pipeline as part of an emergency repair that was needed on the existing pipeline installed in 1970.  During the emergency break not one PUD customer lost service during the incident as. planned and installed redundancy proved our efforts were justified for the safety and security the entire PUD system.

North 30th Street & Digby Road Pipeline

Current Phase – Complete
Year of Completion – 2016
Estimated Budget – $2.8 million
Actual Cost – $2.65 million

Installation of an 18-inch transmission pipeline to serve the new Division Street Tank and Booster Station. This pipeline allows the District to provide water to the tank directly from the transmission system, thereby reducing pumping costs and improving system reliability.

Division Street Tank and Booster Station

Current Phase – Construction
Estimated Year of Completion – 2019
Estimated Budget – $11.2 million
Actual Cost – N/A

Construction of a new 6 million gallon reservoir and booster pumping station to replace the existing, undersized 1 million reservoir. The District’s main pressure zone is deficient in storage volume, and the new reservoir will assist in providing water to the city of Mount Vernon and all areas in the southern part of the system. The new booster station will replace an aged and undersized booster station on Waugh Road, and it will be used to pump water to the higher pressure zones in the system.

Fir Island Road Pipeline
Current Phase – Complete
Year of Completion – 2014
Estimated Budget – $2.26 million
Actual Cost – $2.37 million

Installation of a 14-inch HDPE waterline to replace undersized pipelines, to improve system hydraulics and to be a part of a distribution system loop in the south-west portion of the system that will increase reliability and redundancy to all customers.

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