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.
The Department of Water Management is improving the existing infrastructure in the American Tobacco District and in areas east of Roxboro Street.
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.
The Department of Water Management is improving the existing infrastructure in the city’s Central Park area.
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.
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.