PROJECT TITLE: Utilities - Water & Sewer Main Replacements
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
BUDGET CODE: 535-4802-448.86-28
JUSTIFICATION: Maintains existing service
START DATE (FY): 2025
END DATE (FY): Ongoing
Projects will consist of replacing existing water mains and replacing or lining existing sewer mains that are old and in poor condition.
RELATIONSHIP TO STRATEGIC PLAN:
Goal 2 - Establish the foundations for a vibrant community by stimulating development of affordable housing, revitalizing catalyst sites, and building smart infrastructure.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES / STATUS:
The City operates a very old water distribution and sanitary collection system. Some of the existing water pipes are over 190 years old which gives Winchester the distinction of operating the third oldest distribution system in the U.S.
Note: Reference period 2022-23 includes all prior years and 2028-29 includes all future years.
The estimated annual operating impact is $400,000 in debt service.