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12″ Water Main Extension Update

October 14, 2022

October 21st, 2022

A break in the existing water mains and subsequent repairs have delayed the schedule.  However, the project is still expected to be completed before the contract final completion date of November 9, 2022.

Water Main Installation Updates: All the piping has been installed and about 80% of the field restoration has been completed.

Compaction Testing: Compaction testing has been completed.

Disinfection & pressure testing: The plan for disinfection, pressure testing, flushing, and bacteria testing has been submitted.  All testing is expected to be completed next week.


October 14th, 2022


RE: 12” Water Line Extension Update:


Dear Dover residents,


Please see the following updates from the City Engineer:

The overall project schedule remains the same with an estimated completion date of October 12th, 2022.

Water Main Installation Updates: The tie-in to the reservoir at the 90-degree angle is complete. Field restoration is estimated to be completed by 10/14/2022.

Compaction Testing: Compaction testing began last week.

Disinfection & pressure testing: The line will be disinfected before it is pressure tested. T-O Engineers has received the plan for disinfection and pressure testing.

In case of an unplanned water outage: The city has obtained a water truck for emergency use, should the situation arise. The water has been tested and is being monitored so that it remains safe to drink if needed.

City of Dover

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