Investment and Infrastructure

As Fairfield's water and sewer infrastructure ages, and as environmental and health regulations become more stringent, the Fairfield Public Utilities Department remains committed to maintaining and updating its assets. Below is a list of some planned capital improvement projects, and the estimated cost of each, that will enable Fairfield to continue to provide critical services to all customers now and in the future.

Water - 2019
  • Raw water production well maintenance: $55,000
  • Water plant clarifier painting: $220,000
  • Small water line improvements: $100,000
  • Replace major process equipment: $550,000, Carbon Dioxide Storage Tank Feed System
  • Distribution system improvements: $2,000,000, Replacement of Public Water Mains at Mack road and Ross Road, Donald Drive, Seward Road between Symmes Road and Port Union Road
  • Water tank maintenance: $80,000, Instillation of Mechanical Mixing System at two Water Storage Tank
Sewer - 2019
  • Sewer lining and rehabilitation: $200,000, Lining of Pressurized Sewer 'Force Main' pipes connected to Pumping Stations
  • Wastewater treatment plant natural gas project: $70,000, Installation of new Natural Gas Line into and through Wastewater Treatment Plant to eliminate reliance on Propane Systems for heating at the Plant
  • Biosolids dewatering equipment and facility upgrades: $300,000, Engineering and Design and Permitting for new Dewatering and Chemical Feed Facility at the Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Homeward Way sewage lift station upgrades: $660,000