Winooski River Sewer Break Incident Response Page: Details

Beginning 9/23, Recycling is accepted at the CSWD Pine St Location. Details available here.

Due to construction, 645 Pine public parking will alternate between entering on Pine St OR on Lakeside.

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Water Resources

Water Main Rehabilitation Projects for 2023

There are two different methods to rehabilitate existing water mains: Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP) relining and open dig replacement.  Open dig replacement is a more traditional approach, but we have found CIPP to be more cost effective and less disruptive to property owners and pedestrians.  However, there are times when an open dig replacement is the only option, like changing the diameter of the water main.  In addition, we will also be replacing known galvanized water services from the water main to the curb stop (shut off access point) prior to any infrastructure improvements as timing and resources allow.  A galvanized water service predates 1960 and has a higher probability of leaking or breaking and can reduce flow capacity (low pressure) over time and should be replaced before it fails. 

Granite Inliner has been procured as the general contractor for our work in 2022 and 2023, and this includes relining water mains, replacing portions of water mains and replacing select water services in the areas listed below.  Property owners in these project areas will receive direct notification (i.e., letter or email) prior to the beginning of construction impacts, and the actual property will receive a door hanger 48 hours in advance of the work requiring service interruption. 

Note that Mongeon's Plumbing & Heating will be doing temporary waterline installation on behalf of waterline replacement projects and for the contractor. If you are being placed on temporary water, you will hear from the plumber ahead of time.

Water Line Work
Location Boundary Start Date Impacts  Completion Time
Deforest Road  All April 2023  Water & Traffic September 2023
Overlake Park  All except cul-de-sac April 2023  Water & Traffic September 2023
Ledge Road  Shelburne to Hillcrest September 2023  Water & Traffic November 2023
North Prospect St  North to Pearl-Final Paving Summer 2023  Traffic  2-3 months

Current Communication Updates

General Communications

Video of Relining Technology

Learn how the red epoxy adheres the liner to the inside of the pipe!

Additional Resources

Capital Construction Maps

View upcoming water, sewer & other capital projects planned and those already completed.

Sustainable Infrastructure Plan

The foundation of a vibrant city rests on well maintained infrastructure. 

Clean Water Resiliency Plan

Learn more about this comprehensive modernization of our wastewater and stormwater system. 

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