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 - 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
Sewer - 2020
  • Sewer lining and rehabilitation: $100,000, Lining of priority sewers and pipes on Dixie Highway and Donald Drive
  • UV System replacement: $250,000, Upgrade of all electrical, power and control systems associated with the Ultra-violet light disinfection system used at the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Aeration System improvements: $50,000, Engineering and design of upgraded aeration treatment system used at the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Purchase and installation of new "smart" residential water meters and no-touch data transmitters