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Project Description:  Meter & Service Lateral Replacement Phase III(MISLR3)

The project is designed to replace service laterals and meters within the District’s distribution system which were damaged in the 2018 Camp Fire. At completion, every property that had water service at the time of the fire will have a new service lateral, meter, and backflow prevention device. Services are made more resilient with backflow protection. Brass meters and concrete meter boxes replace plastic.


Spending Plan Estimates for Phase III

 Project Phase Fiscal Years 2020-2022  Fiscal Year 23/24  Fiscal Year 24/25 Fiscal Year 25/26 Total
 Design / Management  -  $1,233,644 $3,592,890 $2,575,328 $7,401,862
 Construction  -  $6,168,218 $17,964,450  $12,876,642 $37,009,310
 Total - $7,401,862 $21,557,340 $ 15,451,970 $44,411,172

Project Manager

  • Blaine Allen, District Engineer / Water Works Engineering - Colleen Boak

Funding Source

  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Funds / Insurance /CalOES, State Department of Water Resources, PID Operating Fund

Project Status

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Benefits to PID and its Customers

Replacement of the laterals will provide better flows, newer infrastructure and longevity to the system. They also replace any contaminated laterals and meters due to the Camp Fire.

Anticipated Project Timeline

Concept Approval
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Complete Complete Complete Aug 2023 - Nov 2026  Nov 2026


Completed Work

Phase I 2019-2021

Installed service laterals only to keep pace with rebuild occupancy permits and camping permits

 Project Phase  Fiscal Year 19/20  Fiscal Year 20/21 Total
 Design / Management $604,858 $604,859 $1,209,717
 Construction $1,313,659 $3,805,815 $5,119,474
 Total $1,918,517 $4,410,674 $6,329,191

 Phase II - 2021-2024

Installed meters, backflow devices, and service laterals

 Project Phase  Fiscal Year 21/22  Fiscal Year 22/23 Fiscal Year 23/24 Total
 Design / Management $1,500,624 $1,500,625 $1,500,625 $4,501,874
 Construction $9,326,322 $10,902,988  $2,659,051 $22,888,361
 Total $10,826,946


$ 4,159,676 $27,390,235




Project details updated February 2024


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