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 - 2020
Water plant clarifier tank painting: $220,000, Coating of all concrete and steel components in softening clarifier tank
Small waterline improvements: $150,000, Water main replacement at Jeffery Place and Marlene Drive
Water Tank maintenance: $665,000, Complete rehabilitation of 1,500,000 gallon Seward Road Water Storage Tower
Automatic Meter Reading: $125,000, Purchase and installation of new "smart" residential water meters and no-touch data transmitters