Current Projects

  1. 2 Inch Water Line Replacement Project

    This project will replace aging and undersized 2 inch water lines in multiple locations throughout the City of Durham with larger diameter lines to improve reliability of water service.

  2. American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

    The Department of Water Management is improving the existing infrastructure in the American Tobacco District and in areas east of Roxboro Street.

  3. Downtown Loop Water Main & Meter Upgrades

    The city’s Department of Water Management is replacing the existing 1930s era water mains in Durham’s Downtown Loop area to improve service delivery.

  4. Durham Central Park Waterline Replacement

    The Department of Water Management is improving the existing infrastructure in the city’s Central Park area.

  5. Cure in Place Pipe & Manhole Rehab (SR-58)

    This year the City of Durham will be rehabilitating approximately 50,000 linear feet of aged sanitary sewer, throughout the city, with cured in place pipe.

  6. East Main Street Waterline Replacement

    The Department of Water Management is improving existing infrastructure along East Main Street in the downtown area.

  7. Water Meter Replacement & Automated Meter Reading

    The city kicked off a water meter replacement project utilizing automated meter reading (AMR) technology in late June 2010. Phase 1 of the project, which affected residential and small commercial customers mostly north of Interstate 85 is now complete (view the map of Phase 1 and Phase 2 (PDF)). Phase 2 of the project is now totally complete as well. The project will eventually replace every water meter in the city. Phase 3 is beginning in October 2016 and will be completed by early 2017. Phase 4 of the project is currently being evaluated with potential start dates in late 2017 to early 2018.