southern reservoir information

Southern Reservoir

Existing House Demolition

Existing House Demolition

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In 2019 Mt. View-Edgewood Water Company is constructing a 1 Million Gallon concrete reservoir.

Existing House Demolition

Existing House Demolition

Existing House Demolition

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A house next to the existing reservoirs was demolished to make room for the new reservoir.

Storm Water System

Existing House Demolition

Storm Water System

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Storm water piping has been installed to manage storm water runoff from the reservoir site.

Really Big Rock

Reservoir Foundation

Storm Water System

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A very large boulder was found during the excavation for the reservoir foundation area.  It will be incorporated into the landscaping.

Reservoir Pad

Reservoir Foundation

Reservoir Foundation

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As of 5/28/19 the reservoir site has been excavated, base rock has been placed and compacted, and some underground utility installation is complete.

Reservoir Foundation

Reservoir Foundation

Reservoir Foundation

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On June 14 the concrete foundation and slab for the reservoir was poured.  The 12 recesses in the slab you see are for the concrete columns that will support the roof.

First Wall Section

Second Wall Section

Second Wall Section

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The contractor poured the concrete for the first section of wall on 7/19/19.  The contractor will pour five more sections over the next two weeks in July.

Second Wall Section

Second Wall Section

Second Wall Section

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Contractor poured the second wall section on Wednesday July 24.

Third Wall Section

Second Wall Section

4th and 5th Wall Sections

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Contractor poured the third wall section on July 26.

4th and 5th Wall Sections

4th and 5th Wall Sections

4th and 5th Wall Sections

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Contractor poured the fourth wall section on July 30 and fifth wall section on August 1.

Reservoir Columns

4th and 5th Wall Sections

Final Wall Section

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Between August 2nd and August 9th 11 columns and footings were poured.

Final Wall Section

4th and 5th Wall Sections

Final Wall Section

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The last wall section and last column footing were poured on August 15th.  The last column was poured on August 16th.  

Walls Completed

Walls Completed

Walls Completed

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Wall forms removed and reservoir with all the walls as of 8/23/19.

Interior Piping

Walls Completed

Walls Completed

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Interior steel piping for inlet, outlet, and overflow was installed in late August.

Roof Shoring

Walls Completed

Roof Shoring

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Scaffolding and shoring installed in late August for roof placement.

Roof forming

Prepping Exterior Wall

Roof Shoring

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Forms for roof constructed in early September.  Rebar installation began 9/09/19.  Tendons were stressed on 9/6/19 and filled on 9/9/19.

Pouring Concrete Roof

Prepping Exterior Wall

Prepping Exterior Wall

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The concrete roof was poured on September 23, 2019.  Curing the roof and then removing the shoring will take several weeks.

Prepping Exterior Wall

Prepping Exterior Wall

Prepping Exterior Wall

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On 10/24 and 10/25 exterior wall was pressure washed to prepare wall for shotcreting.

10/28/19 Shotcreting video

Check out this video of the DN Tanks shotcreting the exterior of the reservoir on 10/28/19.

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Shotcreting Complete

Shotcrete Cover Layer

Shotcreting Complete

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Contractor completed the shotcreting of the exterior walls on 11/14/19.

Horizontal Strand

Shotcrete Cover Layer

Shotcreting Complete

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After the first layer of shotcrete was placed, seven-wire strand was wrapped around the reservoir on 11/1/19 and 11/4/19.

Shotcrete Cover Layer

Shotcrete Cover Layer

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

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DN Tanks started with placing covering shotcrete layers on 11/06/19

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

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Following the placement of the shotcrete, the walls were wrapped in plastic for water curing of the concrete on 11/15/19.

External Ladder Installed

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

External Ladder Installed

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The roof access ladder was installed on 11/15/19.  The bottom is currently not attached because a couple feet of fill and a concrete pad will be installed later.

Piping and Pumps

MTVE 2019 Christmas Present

External Ladder Installed

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Picture of top of booster pumps to be installed.  Contractor working on inlet and outlet piping, pump system, and drain piping for reservoir in December and January.

Electrical Infrastructure

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

Electrical Infrastructure

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In January and February electrical conduits and wires were installed between the electrical controls in the existing booster pump station to pumps, meters, valves, and sensors.

Reservoir Cleaned

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

Electrical Infrastructure

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On January 28, 2020 the reservoir interior was cleaned in preparation for filling and leak test.  The leak test failed.

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

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Following the failure of the first leak test the contractor patched all noticeable interior cracks and injected epoxy around the outlet and drain piping.  The reservoir was cleaned again on 2/18/20 and filled.  Reservoir passed leak test on 2/27/20.

Reservoir Painted

Reservoir Painted

Reservoir Patched and Cleaned

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Painting of the reservoir to match the color of the existing reservoirs on-site began on 2/20/20.