Friday, May 28, 2010

Water service installations were started this week and will continue next week. This work will take a couple of weeks to complete.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Water Service Installation

Water service installation is scheduled to begin tomorrow, Wednesday. The contractor will notify residents before their individual service is turned off for a short amount of time.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Water Main Chlorination

The water main has been chlorinated and we are currently waiting for results from those tests. Water services will begin once we have received those results; we plan for those to start on Monday.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Water Main Pressure Test and Chlorination

Now that the water main has been installed, it needs to pass a pressure test (to ensure there are no leaks) and it needs to be chlorinated. The pressure test is scheduled for today. It’s actually quite a simple test, in that the main is filled with water and pressurized to 150 pounds per square inch (psi). To pass the pressure test, pressure must be held at 150 psi for 2 hours. Once the pressure test passes, the water main gets chlorinated. Once the chlorination tests pass, the contractor can begin on water services. The earliest that water service installation will happen is next Thursday. Residents will have their individual service turned off for approximately 2 hours when the contractor works on the service. All homes are receiving a new 1.5” copper service from the water main to the right-of-way (property) line. The contractor will inform each home owner the day of the individual service shut-off.

When a home’s water service is shut off for any amount of time, some air will accumulate in the pipe. When the water gets turned back on, it is good for the resident to slowly turn a faucet back on and allow the air to escape, which is a very quick process.

Friday, May 7, 2010


Due to this nice deluge we're having right now, the asphalt removal has been postponed until Monday. Thanks for understanding!

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Water main installation is continuing smoothly. The contractor has completed the installation of the main line. The next few days will involve cutting in the fittings needed for fire hydrants and the extension/tie-in along Polo. The plan is to fill and pressure test the water main at the end of next week. Once the pressure test passes, we will chlorinate the water main and then start installing the water services.


The contractor is going to be removing the asphalt surface of the road tomorrow. There is a concrete base under the asphalt, and it will remain for awhile longer, until water services have been completed. There is no risk to driving on the concrete surface once the asphalt is removed, but like always: PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY AND CAREFULLY THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTION!!

Leaking Fire Hydrant at Windsor and Polo

The Village is aware that the existing fire hydrant is leaking and is assessing the need for repair; this hydrant is scheduled to be replaced as part of the project.