Capital Projects

In an effort to ensure long lasting infrastructure and high quality culinary water and sanitary wastewater services, GHID is continually updating aging pipes and facilities and addressing problematic areas within these crucial systems. Our goal is to keep the Water and Wastewater systems in good repair in order to avoid costly emergency repairs when pipes break or collapse. It is our goal to carry out these projects and improvements with minimal disruption to our customers. Take note of our upcoming projects and feel free to contact our staff at 801.968.3551 with any concerns. Please be patient with us while we work to provide you with the high level of service you have come to expect from GHID.  



Project Status Updates - updated January 2018

16A: 3500 South Pipeline Replacement Project
All work is complete. A Substantial Completion Certificate was issued on October 24, 2017. Final Payment was made on January 10, 2018.


16F: Warner WWPS Improvements
The landscaping rocks and riprap for the retention basin were installed last month. Trees and shrubs were also installed. The concrete for the new wet well lid has been cast and is curing. The existing wet well lid has been removed. Electrical construction activities are still ongoing.


16G: GHID Headquarters Parking Lot Renovations
The design consultant is working on completing the grading design for the parking lot. We anticipate releasing this project for bids in March.


17A: Sewer Rehabilitation Project
The work is complete. Project closeout is in progress.


17D: East Reclamation WWPS Forcemain Replacement Project
A Construction Contract is in place. A Preconstruction Meeting was held on January 9, 2018. A Notice to Proceed was issued with a start date of January 22, 2018.


17E: PRV Upgrades & Large Meter Replacements Project
A 90-percent design review meeting was held on December 14, 2017. The design work is continuing.


17F: Tank Farm Master Plan
The preliminary design study is underway.


17G: Building A Reconstruction
The design documents are being to submitted to West Valley City for building review. The project will be released for bids the week of January 29th for award at the February 27th Board Meeting.


17H: West Lake WWPS Access Project
The District executed an easement agreement on December 20, 2017 and forwarded payment for the easement on that date.


17I: Well Cleaning
Well No. 15 chemical cleaning has been completed and is waiting for the repaired motor to be reinstalled. Well No. 8 is waiting on the contractor to return to the site.


17J: 4800 West Waterline Replacement Project
The work is complete with the exception of installing service connections on the existing Permastrand pipeline on Palmer Drive, as well as, connecting to the Permastrand lines at the intersection of Valley View Drive and 4800 West. The Contractor plans to wrap up the work in January if the weather permits. Temporary asphalt patch will be installed and will be replaced with permanent material when the weather warms up.


17L: Well No. 12 Generator Replacement Project
A preconstruction meeting is scheduled for January 4, 2018. The anticipated date for substantial completion is July 9, 2018.


18A: 4100 South Waterline Replacement - Montaia Drive to 3200 West
The design work is in progress and scheduled for completion later this month.


18B: 4100 South Waterline Replacement - Bangerter Highway to 5600 West
West Valley City has a funding agreement with UDOT in place where UDOT funds the roadway reconstruction and WVC funds storm drain betterments. The District intends to execute an agreement with WVC to fund the construction of waterline betterments.

A 30-percent design submittal is scheduled for delivery on January 17, 2018.


18C: Meter 80 Piping & Breeze Chemical Feed Project
The District has entered into a contract with Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc. Design work is underway.


18D: 2018 Well Rehabilitation Project
As with the 17I: Well Rehabilitation Project, this project will rehabilitate Wells No. 12 & 14 by pulling the pumps and motors, cleaning the wells, and reinstalling the equipment with new chemical feed systems. This will help restore functionality to the wells and allow for future chemical treatments without pulling the pump and motor. The consultant is beginning design documents.


18E: Sewer Rehabilitation Project
The project consists of CIPP installation for approximately 10,000 feet of 21-inch and 24-inch sewer within the 4100 south right-of-way. Bidding documents were distributed to prequalified Contractors on December 15, 2017.


18F: Water Quality Study
The District has experienced an upwards trend in customer complaints related to aesthetic water quality (colored water) and taste & odor. This study will determine the underlying causes and mechanisms of these issues and identify the most appropriate short-term and long-term measures to make improvements. They will determine if groundwater quality is degrading over time and if wells warrant treatment in the near future.