Project Updates

May 2018

  • SRWA’s CEQA consultant presented the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Project at the Special March 1 SRWA Board meeting and received public comments.
  • The West Yost Program Management Team continues to develop design criteria and pre-design Technical Memoranda, and is in the process of preparing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Design-Build teams interested in pursuing this Project opportunity. This RFQ is anticipated to be issued in the late May to mid-June time frame.
  • The SRWA Board awarded the Wet Well construction contract to Overaa Construction.
  • The SRWA Board awarded the contract for construction management services during Wet Well construction to Inferrera Construction Management Group, LLC
  • The Program Management Team completed the Wet Well fact sheet.
  • The Program Management Team has worked with Division of Drinking Water (DDW) staff and received approval from them on an extended water quality monitoring plan to collect water quality samples from the Tuolumne River at a location directly above the infiltration gallery. These samples will help the SRWA fine tune the on-going pre-design of the treatment processes needed to ensure the highest quality drinking water is provided to the cities of Ceres and Turlock.

April 2018

  • The West Yost Program Management Team is continuing to develop design criteria and pre- design Technical Memoranda that will assist future Design-Build teams interested in pursuing this Project opportunity.
  • The Program Management Team prepared the draft Design-Build Request for Qualifications for the SRWA Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) review and comment.
  • Members of the SRWA TAC met with Congressman Denham in pursuit of additional federal funding and grants for construction of the Wet Well.
  • The Program Management Team also continued to collect bi-weekly water quality samples from the Tuolumne River at a location directly above the infiltration gallery. These samples will help the SRWA fine tune the on-going pre-design of the treatment processes needed to ensure the highest quality drinking water is provided to the cities of Ceres and Turlock.