Cal Water ha comenzado un proyecto de reemplazo de tubería principal de agua en la región norte de Visalia que fortalecerá la confiabilidad en el sistema de agua y la resistencia de la infraestructura para los clientes locales, y mejorará la protección contra incendios en el área para el personal de auxilio.
The project, which is expected to be completed in August, includes the installation of 1,400 feet of new 12-inch ductile iron and 8-inch PVC water main and 14 new individual service connections. Construction is taking place on Riggin Avenue, from Conyer Street to Giddings Street.
“This water infrastructure upgrade is an important step to protect against leaks, ensure safe and reliable water service every day to Visalia residents and businesses, and deliver the water firefighters need during an emergency,” said District Manager Tammy Kelly. “These improvements are a reflection of our promise to provide quality, service, and value to our customers and communities.”
Work on the project is performed Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Crews will make every effort to minimize traffic delays during construction, according to Kelly. When the project is completed, crews will restore all streets, sod, and landscaping impacted by the construction to as close to the previous condition as possible.
Following installation, Cal Water must temporarily interrupt water service for one to two hours for affected customers while their individual services are connected to the new water main. Residents will be notified in advance of any planned shutdowns, which are normally scheduled between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.